Category: Spain

Morocco to Spain via Australia

It was well and truly time to get back on the water and after spending winter, a wonderful 3 months in Morocco, followed by an unplanned 6 week trip back to Australia our scheduled January departure for our 2019 sailing adventures into the Mediterranean…

Another Year on Red Roo Our 2018 Wrap Up

Wow – another year over and it has absolutely flown by, I can’t believe we have been doing this for three and a half years now and have just spent our 4th Christmas on the boat!  We have the rigging of the Christmas boat…

Cruising to Cádiz

Splash 💦 after all our hard work redoing the waterline and new anti-foul we are back in the water and making great speed.  Its amazing how quick Red Roo can go when she isn’t dragging barnacles and growth along with her! Our first mission was…

The Day the Engine Wouldn’t Start

What was to be a short journey to the next Ria turned into a long day, our intermittent engine start issue raised its head and wouldn’t start full stop.  We departed Ribeira and sailed nicely in moderate winds.  We had sailed into the Ria…

Hola Spain

Having been in Spain for just over 3 weeks now its been a real mixed bag, we have had uncomfortable large sloppy swell, flat calm seas, amazing rocky steep hilly shorelines, flat white stunning sandy beaches, plenty of fresh fish caught from the boat,…

Crossing the Bay of Biscay

France to Spain, the famous Bay of Biscay, a notoriously challenging bit of water to cross.  I admit I was nervous but also had a wee feeling of excitement thrown in along with the apprehension of what we would find out there.  So many…