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Naked Hanse

Not sure how this will translate to you, but to me, a sailboat out of water is NAKED, missing that one thing that covers its important parts,,,,water. 427 weitere Wörter


Will you help this Sailing Family?

Do you want your blogging voice heard loud and clear in order to help a sailing family with two young children ?

On or about 19 Dec 2016 a young British family with a 7 and 10-year-old on board lost their sailboat rudder in the middle of the Atlantic on the way to the Caribbean, forcing them to drift for three days until rescue on the 21st of Dec 2016.   594 weitere Wörter


15th August – Rhodes Old Town

The jobs are getting done and we enjoy the afternoon poking around Old Town in Rhodes.  What a fascinating place this is, such rich history! 221 weitere Wörter


14th August – Symi to Rhodes

Knowing the it is generally windy in Rhodes and that we can’t put off the inevitable any longer, we depart for our final leg.

Rhodes, as usual, is windy on the last 3 or so mile approach through the Rhodes Channel – wow, it’s like it has its own wind generation plant in this part of the world??? 250 weitere Wörter


13th August – Symi

Our last day in Symi, and basically the Greek Islands is already upon us.  It is an amazing thing in life to be able to wake up and swim directly off the stern of your yacht in crystal clear water! 287 weitere Wörter


12th August – Pedi Beach, Symi & Long Lunches

With nice easy access via the pier we are attached to, it is a good opportunity to head out for a long walk.  Symi Port is bustling as I head over the hill with the massive Blue Star Ferry in.  398 weitere Wörter


11th August – Pedi Beach, Symi

We do a “swap” with another yacht we have met in our travels as they pull out and we pull in against the main pier.  It is a comfort to have this spot for now as we know the holding can be tricky in here, as even with a solid anchor in, you can break a chunk of ground off and it comes away with the slightest movement or increase in breeze. 158 weitere Wörter