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Fyn Rundt 2001
 

Pictures of some of the ships which took part in the "race" around the Danish island Fyn,- during the summer of 2001.

Please enjoy the VERY special beauty of traditional sailing ships.
 
 
 
 
 


The "Fyn Rundt" armada of traditional sailing ships - - -  Island Fyn in the background - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


- - and to the other side, - more "old timers" and the coast of Jylland behind.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 
 


"Racing" in dead calm weather - -
 
 
 
 
 


- - causing the ships to cheat by using their engines.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 


Here the top sail schooner "Lilla Dan" under way for engine power - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 


Towards the horizon, -island Brandsø in the background.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 


Underway for sail and engine - -
 
 
 
 


Over blue water - - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 


- - under blue sky - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 


The joy of sailing - - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Sails down - - - Preparing for entering the port of Middelfart - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 


Entering port - - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 


Doing the final port preparations - - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 


Safely moored for the night - - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 
 
 
 


- - with Middelfart's old church in the background.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen.)
 
 

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Updated:  Dec. 16th. 2002
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