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Mighty Matthew

We have been closely watching a large storm since it left the African coast last Friday, building in size and strength before turning from depression 97L into Tropical Storm Matthew just as it arrived at the Windward Islands on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Feeling ‘Peaky’ in Providencia

It feels like we have almost taken root anchored off of Providencia. Locals wave to us as they pass, even some we have never spoken to acknowledge us in the town as they zoom past on their mopeds. We greet passers by … Continue reading

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Fish on!

We have covered about 330 nautical miles since Monday lunch time, leaving Sardinia with a very steady 7-10 knot wind from the north east.  The first evening at sea we had a bite on our new lure ‘Baby Bob’ (previous … Continue reading

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Leaving Sardinia

After a couple of days adjusting back to just each other for company, we have had visitors for almost a month and it seems so quiet now, we headed south down the east coast of Sardinia as the winds were … Continue reading

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La Maddalena, Sardinia

We have had a great couple of weeks with Jez’s brother and his family.  After a brief trip south of Olbia to San Teodora where we anchored off a very long busy beach with a great little restaurant, we purchased … Continue reading

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NE Sardinia

We have cruised around the NE corner of Sardinia, although the journey from Asinara to the NE point was wind on nose and very choppy, but once around the corner between La Maddalena group of Islands and the mainland conditions … Continue reading

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A Fishy Tale in Sardinia

Well we made it through Fornelli’s Passage in glorious sunshine, after enjoying the beauty of the north west coast of Sardinia.  We sailed for a while and then the wind backed and dropped so unfortunately the donk went on again.  … Continue reading

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Menorca

Arrived in Menorca after a lovely overnight sail, initially we headed for Cuidadela and after anchoring at about 5.30am and turning in for a bit of a kip, we were rudely awoken at 6am by a pilot boat informing us … Continue reading

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Mallorca and Cabrera

After a struggle to find water in Palma, we eventually took a mooring which we thought belonged to the port authority but after securing ourselves to the quay were told that it was actually part of a new marina there … Continue reading

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Northern Spain

At last we have made progress, arriving in Northern Spain Wednesday last week.   We crossed the Channel finally a week before that, waiting for our opportunity after a Gale Force 10 made its way down the English coast, interesting night … Continue reading

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