Tag Archives: Norway

From Norway to Italy…

Germany, Road, Trees

This was always going to be a bit of a mission of a trip starting with the ferry from Norway over to Denmark, through Germany and onto Italy. In Germany, I managed to cut a few corners on the trip taking the scenic and empty minor roads in favour of the autobahn. However, I was […]

Norwegian Open, Day 2

Tønsberg, Norway, Formula, Windsurfing, Podium

The briefing on day two saw very different conditions. The racing was to be held over two laps of simple windward leeward style course. We had 25 knots of breeze out on the water and a two metre short swell running. The first race was made even more challenging as the fog descended to reduce […]

Norwegian Open, Day 1

Tønsberg, Norway, Beach, Sky

The first day of the Norwegian Open greeted us with some dramatic skies although very little breeze. Registration was a relaxed process with the wind forecast to slowly increase through the day. We hit the water in the afternoon for a few hours as the wind increased to a light breeze. The two attempted races […]

Verdens Ende

Norway, Verdens Ende, Vippefyr

Making the most of the fine weather, I took a trip out to Verdens Ende to explore the large smooth stones on the coastline. I also learned something new whilst rock hopping, this is a vippefyr.

Tønsberg

Norway, Tønsberg, Boat

I spent a few days in Tønsberg before the Formula Windsurfing event planned for the weekend. Taking a walk along the waterfront, spotted a viking ship being built in the traditional way using old tools and methods to recreate a replica of the original. Someone clearly has too much time on their hands, this bike […]