Patrik Naindenel

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A Beautiful Sunrise

Friday morning when waking up and looking out form the window.

I could see this beautiful sunrise with a NebelMeer as they call it here in Switzerland.

Sunrise view from homeSunrise view from home

 

New recipe layout

If you are visiting our recipe pages, you will notice that the layout has  chanced.

We tried to make the recipes easier to understand, like a step by step kind of way.

Risotto Ingredients Tomato risotto

Now you will have a better overview about the ingredients and how to prepare and cook the various meals.

Among other things a calculator is connected between the number of people which shall be served and the amount of each ingredient.

For example, if you choose 6 servings (persons) it will automatically recalculate the quantity of each ingredient you will need to prepare a meal for 6 people.

The time to prepare and cook the meals is estimated of course – depends on how fast one handles a knive for example and what kind of oven/grill/stove you have in your kitchen.

And: You can even print the recipes! :o)

As you might have already guessed, we are no professional chefs, but very passionate ones! So please forgive us any possible mistakes… ;o)

We hope you will like the new layout and appreciate – of course – any feedback and ideas.

Spagetti in an easy way Spagetti in an easy way

 

RYA Day-skipper theory assessment

Yesterday I finished my RYA Day-skipper theory by doing the assessment.

Everything went perfect and I passed the course.

RAY Day skipper Shore-based Certificate

 

As mentioned in an earlier post, I did the course over Internet and my review of an education like this on the net: It’s just perfect, good and fun.

I took my RYA course by www.navathome.com. Who are a RYA recognised Training Centre. I can just recommend them to everyone.

They give you all the support you need and in case you are doing something wrong you receive a reply by E-mail from them within minutes.

When you are doing a good job on the tests you will receive feedback and congratulation.

Later when it’s time for a Yacht master theory course, then I will do it by Navathome again.

Our visit in La Grande Motte, International Multihull Boat Show

We should make a video including some pictures. This to show you a little of our visit at the International Multihull Boat Show in La Grande Motte.

Unfortunately the camera we brought with us did not perform as we wished. We had to use the iPhone to be able to show you at least something.

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That’s why the quality of the video isn’t the best. Never mind, at least you get a few impressions of our short time in La Grande Motte, France.

We hope you will enjoy it anyway – we did for sure!

Sunday walk among the wine yards

It was a wonderful Sunday yesterday for a walk among the wine yards. When friends of us asked if we would like to come along for a walk we could not resist.

The temperature was 18°C so more or less perfect – not to warm and not to cold.

Here are a few pictures how it looks like in the area we live (almost like Tuscany, Italy).

On our walk we stopped at a really nice little restaurant for lunch and some good wine.

View over the area where we live. View over the area where we live Wineyard @ home Wineyard @ home The two of us

RYA Day Skipper theory course

As you can see on the pictures I’m working on the theory for the RYA Day Skipper education.

Have so far made all 12 chapter with good result. Are right now just doing a repetition of all. To see what I will need to read and practice more, before the final assessment.

RYA Day skipper Theory. RYA Day skipper Theory. Chart and course plotted

I am doing my day skipper theory online through a company named Navathome.com which I can really recommend.

You receive quick respond from the instructor in case you are doing something wrong.

They do not revel the correct answer but let you know that you should consider your answers again and correct them.

They even give you a feedback when you answer some of the questions really good as well :o)

 

Storm Glass Barometer updates

I am back with a few update about the look of the storm glass barometer at three different weather conditions.

Clear and nice weather

This is how the storm glass barometer looked like when we hade a few days with really excellent weather.

As it still seems to fit the description.

Before a storm

Second picture show how the fluid looks like 24 hours before a gale 10 storm arrived. As you can see the parts in the fluid looks a little feathery. As the description says it should. So the first one is correct.

Before light snowfall

Third picture are before some light snowfall. It came snow though not really much, just about 5 cm. Anyhow I would say this is as well correct. The fluid should be mostly on top with some stars moving in it.

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