We cast off in Bergen at 1440 today after Hege, Selma, Sigrid and Thera-Kari arrived to join the crew to Scotland. Werner and family came to say farewell, and take Thomas and Hege car to a safe place for the duration.
Today we sail to our starting point for crossing the North Sea to Lerwick starting tomorrow morning at 0730. We will stay the night in the fishing village of Glesvaer 60deg 12´.2N, 5deg 2É.
In the photo are Werner and family, Thomas, Thea-Kari, Selma, Sigrid and Hege. Yes indeed, it is Bergen drizzle!
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I LIVE IN N W DENMARK, ON THE LIMFJORD. I AM A SCOT IN EXILE UNTIL SCOTLAND GAINS ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM ENGLAND. I AM AN EMERITUS PROFESSOR, WRITER, SAILOR, AND AMATEUR MUSICIAN, GARDENER AND SOMETIMES A PRACTICAL GUY WHO SAWS OUR FIREWOOD, GROWS VEGETABLES, MAKES CIDER ETC. I HAVE A COUPLE OF LONG VOYAGES BY SAIL UNDER MY BELT, ONE A CIRCUMNAVIGATION OIF SCANDINAVIA THROUGH THE RIVERS, LAKES AND CANALS OF N W RUSSIA IN 2014. AND ONE TO BRASIL AND BACK IN 2018-19. I AM A MEMBER OF SUNDSØRE SAILING CLUB IN DENMARK AND THE CRUISING ASSOCIATION IN THE UK-
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2 thoughts on “Leaving Bergen for The Shetland Islands”
Have a great crossing! Best wishes to you all, Al ________________________________
Best wishes for a good sail to Shetland. The weather forecast looks great for next week in Scotland.