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Useful sites for navigation


Digital charts of Norway:  https://kart.gulesider.no/søk/sjøkart
Online charts for Norway, Denmak, Sweden and Finland. For smartphones and tablets, you'll need the "Skippo" app, the paid version (~15€/year for Norway) allows dowloading the charts.

A still great site for weather: http://www.passageweather.com
A bit more olf-fashioned than Windy, but we are well used to its colour coding (blue is without pain, green is more uncertain!).

Windy: https://www.windy.com
The reference in weather forecasting web site, displaying a lot of data from different models.

Weather in Norway: http://www.yr.no
When sailing close to shore, wind and gusts hourly forecast.

Sailing school les Glénans : http://www.glenans.asso.fr/
An internationally known sailing school, in beautiful places (choose Paimpol !!!)



Friend boats that we met during our trips



L'escale : http://www.lescale.me
This nice couple sails their superb Allures 45. Met in Riga in 2018.

Kannjawou, the library boat: https://kannjawou.com
Manon and Marion are sailing around the Atlantic while prmoting access to culture. Met in Audierne in 2021.

Jingle (previously Traou-Mad) : http://catamaran-jingle.blogspot.com formerly spiritoftraoumad.blogspot.com
Sandrine and Eric, travelling for good on an Idylle 11,50 then a Fountaine Pajot 45. In French only.
Met in Porto Santo in 2011, and still sailing.

Sweety around ze world: https://www.sweetyaroundzeworld.com/
So we don't know them yet, but their cartoons are fantastic and we really hope to meet them one day !







In 2011 on Graciosa island, internet was only available under the shadow of the cyber-palm tree in the village...

 
 
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