Category: New Posts

2021 The Year That Was …

As another year draws to a close and we celebrate the next one making plans of all it may bring, it is also time to reflect and tally what we achieved over the last 12 months. I find it hard to believe that time… Continue Reading “2021 The Year That Was …”

Exploring Cappadocia – Turkey

We had been in Turkey 3 weeks, Red Roo was safe and secure in the marina, our most pressing and immediate winter jobs underway (many more to go, but they could wait until the new year) and we were itching to get out and… Continue Reading “Exploring Cappadocia – Turkey”

To Turkey in Two Hours

It was just 2 hours – 11 nautical miles to Turkey (Datça), it was within sight the whole time.  In fact it had been insight for the last week as we finished the last few islands in Greece which are just off the Turkish… Continue Reading “To Turkey in Two Hours”

Goodbye Greece

We were in our final 10 days in Greece, and can actually visually see Turkey, it appears easily within eyesight on the horizon as a prominent grey hill shape – we are so close.  It makes me want to go now, but the Captain… Continue Reading “Goodbye Greece”

Boat Life – Fabulous or Frightening?

Our latest update from Greece includes sailing, a visit to some iconic destinations, as well as a couple of small hiccups – the reality of the cruising lifestyle. We left the island of Naxos looking for shelter from the next lot of Meltemi Winds,… Continue Reading “Boat Life – Fabulous or Frightening?”

Getting Around Greece

Still getting our ‘Greek On’ and enjoying the opportunity to sail and explore this lovely country. We had two more stops before leaving the Peloponesse Peninsular and both of these are worthy of a mention in our memoirs ie: the blog.   From Porto… Continue Reading “Getting Around Greece”

G’Day From Greece

Zakinthos and Kefalonia Islands and the Pelopónnisos Peninsula – Greece Arriving in Greece after a 49 hour sail from Sicily we anchored in the crystal clear waters off Kerri on the southern end of the island of Zakinthos.  We packed up and tidied the… Continue Reading “G’Day From Greece”

Malta to Greece (via Italy)

We were more than ready to leave Malta (as wonderful as it was) the last two weeks waiting for the Covid Vaccine Certificate had dragged and we were super keen to sail on.  Patience is a virtue and finally on the Friday the certificate… Continue Reading “Malta to Greece (via Italy)”

Going to Gozo

We had been in Malta a month and were yet to explore the northern island of Gozo.  Although technically we had visited as we checked in here but in reality that was a 15 minute visit and a 25 meter walk from the boat… Continue Reading “Going to Gozo”

Fixing Stuff & Exploring Valletta

We booked two nights in a marina to deal with our “issues” and had the technicians booked in to visit.  We docked at 07:30 and they were on the boat by 09:00 and even more thrilling was that by 11:00 our power issues had… Continue Reading “Fixing Stuff & Exploring Valletta”