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Through the Russian canals with S/Y Surfin -93

published 2002 updated 2014

Follow the journey from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.

An idea emerges

First route: St Petersburg - Volga

Second route: Volga - Don

Third route: Don - Taganrog

Russia is all about.....

Peter the Great,



Lenin statues,

War monuments

and very large distances.

The crew that sailed in the russian canals.

My russian wife Anjela whom I met i Tallin -89

My father in law Vladimir who joined us a piece of the route.

And finally my self

Christer Ekberg the Captain of S/Y Surfin

Our sailing yacht which

took us around Europe.


The boat model is a Swedish designed "fingal". LOA 8.5 m, beam 2.40 m, draft 1.30 m, displ 3 t and height is 10m.

Link to swedish homepage


Mail: ce-boatmail@tele2.se

Home port: Norrtälje

situated in Stockholm archipelago