| Useful sites for navigation
Free numerical charts (yes we are not kidding): http://www.gulesider.no
Online free charts for Norway, Sweden and Finland. Ideal for Smartphone or tablet with a GPS.
A great site for weather: http://www.passageweather.com
Wind, swell and pressure charts, perfect for any crossing.
Weather in Norway: http://www.yr.no
Wind and current for 24h. Mainly from a computer, the mobile app is a bit limited.
Weather in Sweden: http://smhi.se
Wind and current charts in Swedish waters. Heavy to download though.
Weather in Denmark: http://www.dmi.dk
Wind and current charts in Danish waters.
Navigation warnings: http://www.sjofartsverket.se
List of all navigation warnings in the Baltic Sea, extremely useful to zigzag in between the military exercises...
Useful information for Estonia: https://www.visitestonia.com
A great deal of information on harbours and activities in Estonia.
A great map of western Estonia: https://www.westestonia.ee
Listing all marinas of the western archipelago, with links to websites.
Infrastructures in Finland: http://www.visitsaaristo.net/en
Where to find a harbour, a supermarket or a coffee shop in Finland.
National parks in Finland: http://www.nationalparks.fi
park has a page dedicated to sailors, with useful information and a
link to the "Destination Brochure" - a map showing the points of
interests as well as harbours and anchorages.
List of harbours in Sweden: http://www.batsidan.com/hamn/
Short description of swedish harbours with visitor berths.
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.
Our long trip around the Atlantic: http://le-voyage-de-saltimbanque.fr
Our journey from Netherlands to Senegal, French Guyana, Antilles, and back via the Azores (2011 - 2012)
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.
and Jeremy travelled on a Brise de mer 31 and wrote a fantastic blog
entirely sketched. They are about to leave again onboard their new Daru
Cirrus. In French only, but drawings are international ;o)
Very first trip of Saltimbanque : http://saltimbanque.chez-alice.fr
The first journey of our boat Saltimbanque, from Brittany to Brazil and
back via the Antilles. 3 year trip (2004 - 20017). In French only.
Party time with world sailor friends, Mindelo, December 2011.