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West Coast USA to Mexico - 2013

West Coast USA to Mexico - 2013

Puget Sound - Strait of Juan de Fuca - Oregon - California - San Francisco - Morro Bay - San Diego - Mexico

25.08.2013: We are spending the night in Port Angeles as we make our way out of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  Our next stop should be Neah Bay which is very close to Cape Flattery and is a sheltered harbor where we can wait until the conditions look suitable for us to start sailing the west coast of Washington and Oregon, heading south towards California. After leaving Olympia we stopped in Gig Ha... » Mehr...

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Jambo sails South!

Jambo sails South!

This year Jambo sails south in search of Sun and fair winds! We are aiming to get to The Canaries for the Autumn (to prepare for The ARC in November). A slow cruise down the Fr...

August 04, 2013: Around the most westerly point of mainland Europe and what an imposing cape Perfect days sail but picked up to nearly 30 knots at the end so the girls had a squeal but Jambo whiz zed along at 7.5 knots so we made Lagos before sunsetTomorrow will check out the scene on The AlgarveSent from my iPhone » read more

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Sailing Serenity

Sailing Serenity

From the initial clean-up, repairs, repainting, and re-naming, to the forthcoming shakedown cruise, to finally cruising out the Gate and turning left, these are the adventures o...

October 13, 2013: Today is Saturday, October 12th. Hopefully my Jolly Roger is finally in as today was the end day of their 2-week estimate for delivery. Anyway, I digress.EDIT: It was here! YAY!Today, I’ll be teaching basic sailing to a group of adults. The good news? We might actually have some wind for a change! (Always helpful when you’re teaching people to sail, y’know?) The class runs Sat... » read more

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East (coast) to the Baltic Sea - Summer 2013

East (coast) to the Baltic Sea - Summer 2013

We've got upto 4 months to enjoy the wonders of the Baltic Sea. Leaving the East Coast of England we head over to the Netherlands - undertake another standing mast route to Ger...

May 09, 2013: I don’t think we’re going anywhere soon.  The weather forecasts are grim, real grim.  Expecting gale force 8 winds a overnight.  At the moment its blowing F5 and significantly stronger gusts.  We’re being blown off the pontoon and have been sitting on angle for most of the day – one way to get sea legs.So today we have been concentrating on chores ... » read more

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2013 - Croatia

2013 - Croatia

3 months in Croatia

01.09.2013: I am aware our tracking map opposite is starting to look like a 3 year old on too many lollies has been drawing our route. Today is another connundrum… which of our favourite restaurant buoys to visit tonight? Hiljaca is deemed too close (8NM), by The Guest, who likes a bit of sailing, if you hadn’t realised by now. Knez is perfect – 23 NM away, and we have the wind on o... » Mehr...

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pacific 2013

pacific 2013

Fiji and further 2013

May 19, 2013:  We left home about three weeks ago so  I think its about time to get this blog going.Upon arrival in Opua it was great to catch up with friends from our 2010 cruise, namely Brian and Vicky on” Claude William”  Hugh ex Pauhana  and Graeme ex Lavinda both providing the offshore experience for  other boats.Leaving Opua May 1st the weather was picture perfect s... » read more

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Holland 2013

Holland 2013

Grimsby to Holland and back, summer 2013.

August 27, 2013: Dep Grimsby 01:13 UTCArr Lowestoft 16:49 UTC » read more

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Summer 2010

Summer 2010

Genoa to Port Leucate (slowly)

July 24, 2010: Today Emma found a shoe shop in the marina.  She bought two pairs of brand new shoes.  She has not stopped caressing them and even takes them to bed with her.  How lucky they must feel. » read more

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genuss-segeln: segeltörn Griechenland

genuss-segeln: segeltörn Griechenland

Segeltörn 2013 im inonischen Meer: unterwegs im ionischen Meer, saronischen Golf und Ägäis berichten die genuss-segler von Ihrer Yacht live im Segelblog genuss-segeln.de und auf...

September 11, 2013: Was muss ich zum segeln mitnehmen? Das ist eine der häufigsten Fragen, ins besonders von denen die das erstemal auf einen Segeltörn  gehen.e Frage natürlich nicht zu beantworten, denn es hängt sehr von den jeweiligen Vorlieben/Interessen ab. Derjenige der Schwimmen und Schnorcheln gehen will nimmt natürlich andere Dinge mit, als derjenige der Buchten erwandern will... » read more

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Ostsee Sommer 2013 Südschweden und Bornholm

Ostsee Sommer 2013 Südschweden und Bornholm

Segeltörn mit der SY Thorfinn von der Trave über Möns Klint, die Schären in der Hanö Bucht, Bornholm, das Stettiner Haff, den Peenestrom, Hiddensee, den Grön- und den Guldborgsu...

August 26, 2013: Hier ist der Link zum Video http://youtu.be/YObRjrj-geY » read more

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