27 December 2017 – Go West

27 December 2017 – Go West

Chania (GRC) – Palma de Mallorca (ESP) We won’t forget our last night in Chania easily. A depression brings strong westerly winds with heavy thunderstorms and wind gusts. They push Luci against the town quay, putting maximum pressure on our fenders. When the wind veers and becomes northerly, the swell enters the harbour. The pressure […]

12 August 2017 – An Italian Summer

12 August 2017 – An Italian Summer

Isola di San Pietro (ITA) – Crotone (ITA) “How on earth are we going to make it through the peak summer season?” Ivar thinks out loud. “I have a nightmare vision of countless boats overcrowding expensive marinas, very few suitable anchorages, no wind to sail and bloody hot weather”. “No worries,” Floris replies, “we’ll manage. […]