Dartmouth to Bayona, Bayona to Cascais and Lisbon, then Portimao and the Algarve; where I'm currently holding for the winter. This year will see me through the Med. Probably spe...
May 01, 2009: LOVE AT FIRSTSIGHTI first saw you nine years ago in the marina. Even though you were just standing by the brokerage, it was obvious to me that you could sail. You looked beautiful, but you belonged to someone else. It was almost a year before I actually spoke to you; he didn’t want you anymore I’d heard, but I had never forgotten you.I spoke quietly, didn’t I? So that passers ... » read more1 posts (361 words) 1 photos 0 comments
Class 40 - Celox40 auf der Reise von Cadiz zu den Azoren.
July 27, 2010: leichter Wind,eta Samstag Nacht.graeh » read more23 posts (227 words) 2 photos 0 comments
High Performance Abenteuertörn: Cadiz - Azoren - Kanaren - Cadiz
May 01, 2009: Back in Cadiz » read more11 posts (51 words) 4 photos 0 comments
Lagos, Portugal - Madeira - Azores - Spanish Rias - Lagos
July 16, 2011: Alison and I sailed overnight from Ponta Delgada to Horta, one of the most visted sailing ports on the planet. Apart from some motoring in the wind shadows of Sao Miguel and Pico, we sailed all the way in 10-15 knots of breeze, and enjoyed it greatly.Numerous pods of dolphins came to help us on our way, so we took the chance to have yet another go at videoing them, and have posted the res... » read more10 posts (1559 words) 41 photos 8 comments
Pottering around Algarve, Portugal and Spain.
July 08, 2011: To celebrate our wedding anniversary, Gondo and I sailed J-L from La Linea’s Alcaidesa marina to Gibraltar’s Queensway Quay marina. A very short hop of just an hour and a half motoring. It was our first experience mooring with lazy lines but all went well, as we squeezed into the last 12 m slot. The marina uses both water and electricity meters (like La Linea) but we managed on the ... » read more21 posts (1609 words) 53 photos 0 comments
Have only been on 'Carlina' for three weeks since we purchased her and I gained my I.C.C. We had friends Sue & Frank visit and went out into the bay and had a great shakedown t...
April 06, 2011: Returned to Almerimar on the 22nd. February 2011 to carry out scheduled work before leaving for the Balearics for the Summer. However because of unforeseen circumstances, albeit not particularly important, but things we need to address, we have changed our plans for this year.We were expecting to be leaving Almerimar at the end of March for the Balearics, but on the 29th. M... » read more8 posts (1909 words) 44 photos 0 comments