Posts by Jet

The Nordic trail, pearl of the season

Our autumn wake voyage connects the chain of Islands in the North Atlantic like the pearls in a neckless. Iceland...

John Rae Yawl

Rebuild of an Orkney Yawl

All the serious preparations are in full swing. Certification, permits, charts, local intel you name it we are on it!...

A good read before or during your voyage

A good read before or during your voyage

There are many ways to prepare for a voyage on board a sailing vessel. One of best ones for a...

Tales of Gales part 2

We used the tail of this gale to sail of to Suderoy, The southern most Island of the Faroe’s. After...

Tales of Gales part 1

Tales of Gales part 1

“In the wake of the Vikings” is our annual spring trip north. Not just in the wake of Vikings also...

With the Terns comes the mist

With the Terns comes the mist

With the Arctic Terns comes the mist.. or so the fishermen on Orkney say. Right they are! Not that I...

Mist and Myths, Drangey, 65N56 19W40

Drangey Island, a deformed table shaped rock hidden deep in the Skagafjord, North Iceland. One of our highlights on our...

Tecla anchored in one of the Icelandic fjords

Captains contemplations

We have two captains who sail the Tecla, one of them is me, Jet. I sail about 1 or 2...

Fair Isle – Mist and Myths

On the road less traveled and the course less steered we visit places normally less frequented. They lie far beyond...

Inuits posing for a picture on board a Tall Ship

A place of many houses

Mist and Myths At 70’30 north and 022’25 west Ittoqqortoormiit (and it 440 inhabitants) lies well in to the Arctic...