The weather forecast last night didn’t hold out much hope for making it over to Poole which was a real shame. It was looking like hanging out in Yarmouth and then possibly Poole tomorrow. The inshore forecast was W/SW 5-7 veering N 5-6 decreasing 4-5 later. I switched on the windex and monitored the wind Continue reading Yarmouth to Poole
The food at the Master Builders was good but not brilliant. The historic setting was fabulous though. We breakfasted very causally and it was clear from the outset that it was likely to rain for most of the day – albeit not heavily. We were in no rush.
Kathy took us down the river and with the wind ESE we tacked Continue reading Raining but not so windy
We sailed from Zakynthos to Poros today and after about 2 hours on a single close hauled tack headed in exactly the right direction decided to take the sails down so we could have a late lunch as we motored in for the final hour. Helen rightly preferred to prepare and eat lunch with the boat level rather than heeled over! Continue reading Mechanical failure is very stressful
Today we were headed for Vasaliki Port – via the Papanikolis Cave on the other side of Meganisi. Me, Harry, Joe and Dad got motored into the cave via our small dingy. We could see bats flying around in the dark. Then we had a rough couple few hours Continue reading Close Hauled near Papanikolis Cave