Days are getting lighter and warmer. According to the latest official measurements thickness of ice cover on Lake Saimaa at Lauritsala is zero but based on eyewitness’ observations there are still somekind icy fluff on the water. Finland’s Environmental Admistration forecasts that surface water temperature should reach the level of 12°C in the last full week of May. Let’s hope the conditions are favorable for sailing then. As much as the weather and the other commitments let the plan is to spend plenty of time sailing in this season again.