Picked up Hilda May in Gruissan, S France in April 2009. Headed across med to Greece and in 2010 plan to explore Southern Ionian, Pelopponese, and head across to Turkey in Sep...
15.05.2012: Hilda May wintered on the hard at Marmaris Yat Marina, going in the water on 25 April, so the first blog of the season is somewhat overdue!With help from fellow Tattingstonians Ned and Sheila (aboard Dawn Strike) I managed to get all the neceessary preps down and endeavoured to enjoy the social scene at the marina, in particular the Summer Party. Spurred on by the change in Turkish visa regulat... » Mehr...74 Einträge (22084 Wörter) 187 Fotos 41 Kommentare
Sailing around Turkey...wintering in Netsel Marina Marmaris
06.08.2010: An early wake up to finish the packing and a promised breakfast to Finbar and Sholto at pineapple. I said goodbye to all my much loved friends. Especially Nevine,Ercan and Can on Magic Dream.. It was a sad farewell. Then it was a hurried bolt to the end of Fpontoon with the help of the watson family and a sad farewell from Mustafa we were off to Dalaman Airport for our connection to Istan... » Mehr...86 Einträge (22552 Wörter) 629 Fotos 16 Kommentare
Depart Isles of Scilly with the intention of cruising the East Coast of Ireland - South Coast of England - Channel Islands - Brittany. I will be sailing single-handed over a two...
08.09.2010: Tuesday 27th July0500hrs Got a few hours rest but couldnt get to sleep. Damp cloudy morning with showers forecast for the day. Make some breakfast and a flask and secure everything for a bumpy motorsail home. Its 58 miles from the Cove here to St Mary’s harbour on Scilly. Need to push a bit of tide out to Lizard Point to catch the tide as it turns west close inshore at 0912hrs. If you cut... » Mehr...40 Einträge (32225 Wörter) 328 Fotos 0 Kommentare
Greek Isles to Turkey; June 28, 2010 to ? aboard the Yacht Freya (www.yacht-freya.com/) Started in Corfu, Greece 6/28
08.09.2010: last island >>jumping off point » Mehr...48 Einträge (1086 Wörter) 68 Fotos 0 Kommentare
Van Marseille naar zuid italie op 6 maanden nadien zien we wel verder.
June 11, 2012: Weinig wind voor de laatste tocht naar Trogir. We meren aan in de ACI marina en alle voorbereidingen worden genomen voor de terugreis van de crew. De Salacia wordt gekuist en het stadje bezocht. Morgen vliegt iedereen naaar huis. » read more129 posts (22369 words) 212 photos 3 comments
This year we are in Turkey and will be visiting Eastern Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and maybe Egypt before returning via Cyprus back to Marmaris in Turkey.
November 15, 2011: The Turkish people are celebrating ‘Bayrum’ and have a public holiday from 5th November to 9th November. The boat yard has been at a standstill till Thursday when they returned to work. On Monday, Mr. Bilgin the owner of the marina put on a free lunch ‘celebration of the sacraficial feast’ in the workers canteen for everybody. On Thursday morning at 9.0... » read more220 posts (31678 words) 200 photos 51 comments
Gemütlich durch das Mittelmeer (ca. vier Monate im Sommer und Herbst 2011), Ende November geht es über den Atlantik in die Karibik (dort bleiben wir weitere vier Monate) und dan...
August 02, 2012: Am Dienstag fahre ich noch vor dem Frühstück mit dem Dingi hinüber zu den Windmühlen – dort gibt es einen verfallenen Anleger, wo man festmachen kann – allerdings muss man dann über die großen Felsbrocken hinauf zur Straße klettern. Aber der Marina-Supermarkt ist recht gut sortiert, und es gibt frischen Salat und frisches Brot. Nach dem gemü... » read more188 posts (82937 words) 634 photos 40 comments
Palio Epidavros, Corinth Canal, Corinth, Galaxidi, Trizonia, Messalongi, Frikes, Sparchahori, Parga, Lakka, Sagiada, Gouvia
November 11, 2011: We pulled out of Sagaida, motored out of the harbour and set course for Gouvia.The instructions for today were for all Sailing Holidays’ boats returning to Gouvia to call in at the fuel berth so that their deisel tanks could be topped up.This meant we had to warn the engineers doing the fuelling at the fuel berth that we might well lose our engine when we went to neutral…After leavi... » read more40 posts (6794 words) 196 photos 0 comments
October 12, 2012: Today was spent getting the boat back in order after yesterday’s bashing. We went to the office to arrange our lift-out for Endeavour for 12th November before we fly back to the UK on Friday, 16th November. The yard is filling up slowly with boats but on the water, the marina is full. There will not be much to report from now on as we will be enjoying the liveaboard life... » read more124 posts (18518 words) 131 photos 0 comments
September 06, 2012: The forecast is for a screaming southerly this afternoon of up to 40 knots. Our friend Ollie is on the mainland in Zadar, so we head off to nearby Biograd to pick him up. He’s been tripping around Croatia since he left us in Hvar.The fuel dock at Biograd has no one waiting as we come past, so we fill up for the first time this year. It takes 110 L , not bad in more than 2 months of being ... » read more38 posts (14289 words) 197 photos 6 comments