Getting Paddy and Coco onto the boat for the first time was an interesting exercise. First, we had to figure out how to put on their lifejackets. Then we had to stop them using them. But it all worked out in the end. I reckon we need a few more acclimatisation sessions before we venture further than the pontoon…
Saoirse is en route to her new home in Skovshoved, Denmark. Her Swedish captain sent us this lovely picture yesterday from Lake Vänern. Looks sublime. Wish I were there. But I will be – on Saturday 🙂
Saoirse is a small, sweet and perfectly-formed 1975 Albin Vega. She currently resides on the northern shore of Sweden’s Lake Vänern where she has been looked after carefully and meticulously maintained and improved by a lovely local couple. On June 13th ownership will transfer to the cabin boy and myself and then we’ll sail her down the Kattegat (bypassing two million rocky islands) to her new home harbour – Skovshoved, just north of Copenhagen. If the cabin boy keeps a good watch he might get promoted. We’ll see.
The name change isn’t official yet so don’t tell Poseidon…..