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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”

More of Malta

Just south of Comino (from our last blog) is the largest island of Malta.  Although it is the largest, it is still rather small – the island is 27 km long and 14.5 km wide with a population of 460,000 on this the main… Continue Reading “More of Malta”

Comino Island (The Little Island) Malta

We spent a week anchoring and exploring this wonderful little island. The country of Malta is made up of three islands, Malta, Gozo & Comino, with Comino being the the smallest in size at only 3.5 square kilometres and located between the two bigger… Continue Reading “Comino Island (The Little Island) Malta”

Making Our Way To Malta

As great as Tunisia is it was definitely time to leave, Phil had received his second covid vaccine and we were ready continue our journey in the blue of the Mediterranean Sea. We were keen to leave but the conditions were less than ideal. The… Continue Reading “Making Our Way To Malta”

Touring Tunisia

Before leaving Tunisia to sail off into the greater Mediterranean Sea we teamed up once again with the crews from yachts ‘Sweetie’ (USA) Tony & Shannon and ‘Caffe Latte’ (Canada) Jean & Yolène to explore the south and west of Tunisia.  You may remember our… Continue Reading “Touring Tunisia”

Red Roo Haul Out

It was time to take Red Roo out of the water and tackle the maintenance she was due.  The priority for this haul out was to replace the propeller shaft stern tube seal which prevents the water from entering the boat along the propeller… Continue Reading “Red Roo Haul Out”

Months Spent In Monastir

Arriving in Monastir on New Years Eve we saw in the New Year with long time cruising friends “Sweetie” sharing a meal out (early at 5:30pm as the covid curfew meant restaurants shut at 7pm) then back to “Sweetie” for games, laughter and of… Continue Reading “Months Spent In Monastir”