Category Archives: BLOG

Santorini

September 12 – 14, 2016 — A year ago we spent time in Ios and it was nice to return to the island.  There is a traditional white and blue Greek Church perched on the end of the harbor entrance.   … Continue reading

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Mikonos

September 3 – 9, 2016 — Our friends Mike and Julia arrived mid-meltemi to join us in Mikonos.  Meeting their ferry we watched it approach–a huge ferry heeling over in high winds looked ominous.  They are boaters so they took it all … Continue reading

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Rinia

August 29 – September 2, 2016 —  During the meltemi we had lots of time to explore Mikonos and Mikonos Town in particular. After a short time strolling among the quaint shops and cafes in the narrow alleys of Mikonos … Continue reading

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Samos to Mikonos

August 22 – 28, 2016 — Our plan as we left Samos was to get to Mikonos over the next two days.  We started with a nice sail west, hoping to go into the small harbor at the eastern end … Continue reading

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Kos to Samos

August 17 – 21, 2016 — It was time to start our second swing through the Greek islands for this season.  Although our route would be similar to earlier in the summer and last year, we made a commitment to … Continue reading

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Projects, Projects, Projects

July 29 – August 17, 2016 — I will start where we left off with the previous blog entry:  Maintenance does not wait.  A steady list never seems to get shorter with new projects added as others are checked off. … Continue reading

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Return to Kos, Cos and Kως

July 25 – 28, 2016 — Sailing south in eastern Greece is excellent with the prevailing winds from the north.  From Lesvos we enjoyed three days of beautiful sailing as we returned south to the marina in Kos.   Kos is … Continue reading

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Lesvos/Lesbos

July 16 – 25, 2016 — Two days of cooperative winds gave us a perfect opportunity to sail north.  The meltimi winds seem to be blowing back to back this summer so we are taking advantage of any breaks in … Continue reading

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Patmos

July 13-16, 2016 — The meltimi winds finally subsided after ten days, so we left Leros and motor-sailed on to Patmos.  We thought that having waited an extra day before leaving the seas would have laid down more.  We may … Continue reading

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One Meltimi, Two Meltimi, Three Meltimi, Floor…

July 1-12, 2016 — Our first meltimi in Greece this season was winding down so we started north from Kos to experience the northern Dodecanese islands.  We had been in Kos for two days over our agreement for June but … Continue reading

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