Trailer for "Winter Whales of Norway"

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Trailer for our new film "Winter Whales of Norway", a collaboration between Crystal Water Film Production and SVT, with footage and music from the film. Music composed by Soundology. ©2018

On this expedition we bring you along on a 1300nm sailing trip, from the Swedish west coast to the cold and dark Arctic winter in Northern Norway. A voyage filled with memories and new experiences!

TV-premiere 8 of August 8PM (UTC+2) on SVT1


Boat - Dive - SUP - Off We Go!

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Orust, West Coast of Sweden, Beginning of June 2018

"The Earth has music for those who listen" -that is how I find the month of May feels like, the time of the year when so much happens in nature, especially here in Scandinavia.

With very long days, the sun rises early and sets late providing many silent mornings. This year, with hardly any rain, wind or moving water.




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As mentioned in my previous couple of posts, we have spent most of our recent time working on the boat. This includes diving to check and maintain the mooring to make sure the boat is safe on her buoy.






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With most days having an air-temperature of 25-30°C, this May turned out to be warmest I have ever been experienced at the Swedish west coast. It is indeed unusual for us "vikings" 😉  to have such long-lasting and stable temperatures that early in the summer...






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Also onboard "Eja" it has been warm and sweaty. To give you a little insider look of how she has been looking like under deck this final week we have been working on her, this is it:








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One of many good aspects of having work to do on a boat moored on the fjord, is that saltwater always is close by and so is the paddle board, which is where the energising breaks are spent.

Conditions like these cannot be ignored! 💦 🙃 🤙












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"The mess is getting less" and the growing list of must to do things is finally seeing an end... 🤓
The coziness has found itself back onboard (yes also inside 😉) and the North Sea is calling for some observant eyes! 🐬💦

It´s getting time to set those sails again! ⛵️😇






Back On The Water

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Orust, Swedish West Coast 25 May 2018

After a good week of work on our expedition yacht "Eja", she finally got launched a couple of days ago. To launch the boat keeps being as exiting each time and always follows with a big relief when she finally rests safely on the water again. Below are some photos from this exciting moment and the following premiere tour on the fjord :-)

Back on the water, we still have plenty of preparations to do before it´s time to head out at sea towards new Ocean adventures. So much more fun it is to do preparations on a floating boat rather than on dry dock!

















Back to Boat Life And Preparations

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Tenerife -  Spain - Orust - Sweden, May 2018

From vast horizons, mountains and volcanos...









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... where the surrounding Atlantic Ocean provides shelter and home to both shy and curious friends of various kinds, shapes and sizes...







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... to a much calmer and warmer Scandinavia, where the Summer seems to have started already in early May!




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Island to island... I´m so back on Orust, where the days are spent on getting our sailing yacht ready for new ocean- and film adventures.







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Day by day "Eja" is getting closer to be launched, and I´m sure she is as eager as myself to soon be surrounded by salty ocean water again :-)