Log 16 Andalusia – Monkeys, refugees and a rescue mission

Departure: Barbate, September 10 Arrival: La Línea (Gibraltar), September 10, 7.30 pm Nautical miles: 40 A new little milestone reached on our journey – we’ve entered the Gibralatar strait and soon the Mediterranean Sea. Sailing along south edge of Europe with a clear view of Africa feels like an achievement – especially for 2 newbies that just hustle … Continue reading Log 16 Andalusia – Monkeys, refugees and a rescue mission

Log 12 Crossing the Biscay

Departure: Glénan Islands, July 23  Arrival: Bélon (Rivière deBélonn), July 23 Nautical miles: 10 Ever been fooled by the forecast? Bet you have, we’ve many times, but our departure from the Glénan is probably one of the worst. We knew bad weather was coming up, but according to the forecast we should have had plenty of times to get … Continue reading Log 12 Crossing the Biscay

Log 11 Beautiful Bretagne – Dolphins, rainbows and a blue lagoon

Departure: Saint Malo, July 7, 7 AM  Arrival: Île-de-Bréhat, July 7, 8 PM Nautical miles: 35 After a couple of stormy days in Saint Malo we off to Île-de-Bréhat, where we met up with our friends on Esperanza again. The island is stunning and, like the rest of the French west coast, characterised by the volatile tides. In the … Continue reading Log 11 Beautiful Bretagne – Dolphins, rainbows and a blue lagoon