🎵No we'll stay in Italy, until things settle down🎵 Big noisy swell! rain and storms forecast! Nope we're staying put til Friday
Empty Italian Beaches??
The beach in Rocella Ionica is empty as it's blowing a hooley! We're on our way back to Sicily & taking refuge from some of the October storms. Oh and we have a new video of the Balearics for you https://youtu.be/79i8rvE9UU8
What a load of barracks
1st Mates log, 29th July 2019 Fuel: 7/8ths of a tank Fresh water: 1 tank is dry Items lost to the wind & waves: 1 x pair of sunglasses, 1 dinghy seat, humour, pride, dignity Weather: bright sunshine and yet, this infernal wind still blows Supplies: Eggs, salad, soya mince, cheese, biscuits, crisps, wine, beer, …
Open Air Laundrette
We're finishing up some last minute preparations for the sail across to Sardinia, after being at anchor for the last 5 nights. With a load of laundry completed, the dinghy packed away, food shop done. We moved to the hellishly expensive Menorca Marina floating pontoon (€55 a night & no toilet!). I took the opportunity …
Colonial St Jordi Sunset
After a peaceful day swimming in super clear waters & exoring the fab town, we've settled down for wine, picky tea & a sunset. If anyone wants a holiday recommendation, look no further. It's got quirky restaurants, beaches and coves of all kinds, snorkeling, paddle boarding and all manner of activities.
Loki Doki … an adventure no one will remember
It was sunny, calm and peaceful in the Hippie community of San Pedro. The residents were nakedly smoking and playing volleyball on the beach. Everything was a peaceful tapestry of what the '60's could have been ...... UNTIL The boats arrived, bearing savage hounds & their cutthroat owners in search of respite . See the …
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Bank Holiday Blues
What we do when we're hot and bothered at sea ... with zero wind to cool us down Happy Bank Holiday everyone 😜😂😀
We named it Binky
Well, what an exciting day. We've managed to put to bed the Atlantic & are now just about in the Mediterranean. We had a few visitors on our way in through the Gibraltar Straits .. no dolphins I'm sorry to say. The video below shows one of them, but we need some help in identifying …
Unleashed, unsupervised & unwise?
We've had a lovely, lovely week in Rio Guadiana catching up with some friends from Lagos & meeting new ones. In fact we were fully supervised by sailing grown ups. Both the Portuguese & Spanish villages were really pretty & there's great walking around there with trails linking to the Camino Santiago Compostela. The 2 …