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The island of Ithaca in Greece

Kefalonia across to Zakynthos

A beautiful day sailing across from Poros in Kefalonia to Nikolaos Bay on the NE coast of Zakynthos this afternoon.

We started the day waking to total silence in the anchorage on Ithaca and grabbed some breakfast. Harry and Joe were off the pulpit to retrieve the shore lines and once back on board Continue reading Kefalonia across to Zakynthos

Lots of Swimming

Yesterday we anchored at Andreas Bay for the night and for me it was the best place we have stopped at – we arrived at roughly 4pm. This meant we had until dinner to do swimming and jumping off the boat.

Sailing in Greece 2011

Joe and I jumped off our mini boat and the main boat and swum over to a beach where there were lots of goats. We also had a ride in the mini boat around the bay until dinner which was at 8:15pm.

Anchored in the middle of nowhere

Last night was our first anchored in a secluded bay in the middle of nowhere. We found it in our Ionian Cruising book and when we arrived at about 4pm there were several other boats there. Some had spent the afternoon there and I guess about 6 stayed over night. That’s 6 not including the dozen or so goats!

It was very peaceful and relaxing as we played Scrabble with the boys, turning in at about 11pm. The sky was absolutely full of stars since it was totally dark. Continue reading Anchored in the middle of nowhere