Our time from mid September to the end of October was spent island hopping; with Sicily as our ultimate destination … Continue reading Island hopping
It is hard to describe how we felt when, on our approach to Gibraltar, we first spotted the African coast … Continue reading We can see Africa!
In preparation for our trip, we read the book “The missing centimetre” of a Swedish man called Leon Schultz who … Continue reading Beautiful Galicia
The Bay of Biscay is the gulf which runs from Brittany in France to Galicia in the north west corner … Continue reading The Bay of Biscay
After three days of exploring Salcombe in south Devon and with the intention of reaching the North of Spain by … Continue reading Bye England, Hi France
The clock is ticking and we are slowly but surely getting ready. Most pieces of the jigsaw are falling into … Continue reading Less than five weeks to go
Last few weeks have been busy. Nora started her day skipper training, Filippo left his job and other works on … Continue reading Quick update
We are back from a week’s holiday in Italy where we met family and friends. Tabasco is now in the … Continue reading Let the work commence!
Having finally received the new sails we went out on the Solent with Tabasco to test them. All is fine, … Continue reading Testing the new sails
The dinghy is now ready. New center board, borrowed rudder, sail, boom and sprit from our optimist, and mast made … Continue reading Rigging the dinghy