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Kristianopel – a spontane stop, a new friend

We left Oskarshamn and reached Kalmar for a pizza and some sleep before doing the before sunrise sail-off trick again. Then on our way towards Sandhamn Hamn – the last planned stop before the crossing to Christiansø – we realized that we needed to fill up some groceries before the mainland stores closed for the day. We were just a few miles outside Kristianopel. Kaikāne was standing in the front with the lines when we sailed into the marina. He caught some attention – a kind woman turned around and offered to help him on the pier. She happened to be the mother of two English-speaking boys in another sailboat – Alexander and Christian. Boom! Finally, we found someone to play with! We did not have the heart to continue sailing after getting the food in the store, so a long playful evening took place. Alexander and Kaikāne became best buddies while we got to hang with a new wonderful sailing family. Looking forward to meeting all of you guys again:-)

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We left Kristianopel marina early morning after preparing some food for the crossing over to Christiansø – some 70 nm in pretty good winds.




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