Congrats to Jonas
...who reached Haparanda yesterday. Haparanda is the goal for Havspaddlarnas Blå Band (the Swedish Sea Paddler's Blue Ribbon), an unassisted tour without other interuptions than for eating and sleeping around the entire Swedish coast from the Norwegian border to the Finnish (approx 1300 NM). It is the second of "my" kayaks that makes the trip, and Jonas made it in 43 days in his Nomad (the other is Bengt Carlsson, that made it in his Njord in 2010).
Here is the official results for 2013, with those having reached the goal, those who have been forced to abandon, and Ann-Kristin Skinlo, still underways.