Monthly Archives: May 2013

Benvenuto Sardinia

By now we had run out of our modern paper charts, and were given a chart showing Menorca and a tiny part of the SW of Sardinia by a lovely Dutch couple- which when we came to use it we … Continue reading

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Fornells & and bus to Mao

¬† Well, what can you say? Fornells on a nice sunny day, and then worth the 6km walk along the rocks to the holiday resort of Cala Tirant for a beer or two- very nice here. On one of the … Continue reading

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Port de Fornells

On the recommendation of former cabin boy Roger, we hired a couple of mountain bikes, and headed up the tallest hill we could see- El Toro- 357m. It was a great climb which began only 7km from Fornells, so a … Continue reading

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Swell, High Winds and Rain

We were sort of forced to move on from¬† Citaduela because of the vulnerability of the Cala to swell and surges, so despite there being a heavy swell running from the North East from previous strong winds north of Menorca, … Continue reading

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Landing in Menorca

Our friends having departed, we found a weather window suitable to get to Menorca- so took off. The crossing went well- we travelled north on light winds in the morning, which picked up in the afternoon giving us 5 hours … Continue reading

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Porto Colom

We beat up to Porto Colom the next day, and had a few days with our friends Eileen and John before they flew back to the UK for a wedding (see, not only us that goes back home from time … Continue reading

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Voyage around Southern Majorca

Having got it all wrong on the crossing to Formentera from Calpe, we had a perfect crossing from Ibiza to Majorca. It took us around 11 hours, and we even found time to relax and sun-bath whilst on the move- … Continue reading

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