Captains Blog 51 – The lone Piper of Portimão

We relocated to Ferragudo 7 nautical miles along the coast. It had to be done, mooring in Lagos is expensive during the summer and we’d be almost next door to the boat yard where Slick Hull are based in Portimão. The anchorage was pretty busy but we managed to squeeze into a spot and caught up with A&E one last time before they moved on. Elice was due to be lifted in less than a …


Sicily is a day sail away from Malta and just after Christmas we decided to go for an explore. In a flurry of activity we booked flights, made travel and accommodation bookings & prepared to set off in search of the elusive Maltese Falcon. The Air BnB was beautiful and using the stairs helped me …

Season by season

Happy New Year everyone!🥳🥂🍾🧉🍷🍹🍸🥃 We’ve been having a bit of reflection about the last few years sailing. You can forget places that you’ve been to & certain experiences, which is partly why we write this so we have some sort of diary. I’ve made up 2 maps which show our travels since leaving the U.K. …

Sailing Éalú

There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.

Skipper Jenn

POOP DECK: Because we give a SHIT

S/Y Maggie

Living the dream onboard our Beneteau 473 with our sailor dog