Category Archives: France – Corsica

Ere I Saw Elba

May 17 – 26, 2015 — On Sunday May 17th we slipped out of Barcelona for Bonifacio, Corsica in a skinny weather window between two 55+ knot/45+ foot-seas mistrals.  Back to that shortly. Leaving Barcelona was a major challenge for … Continue reading

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Ajaccio

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 – After two long nights on the hook along the west coast of Corsica we went into a marina in Ajaccio, the capital city, for a night without rolling.  We did not have much time to … Continue reading

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Rocky Rolly

Wednesday/Thursday, Oct 15 – 16, 2014 – The winds shifted and picked up overnight, and the wave direction followed, resulting in seas that rolled the boat starting about 2 am.  That gets old quickly so we decided to go ahead … Continue reading

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Calvi, Corsica

Monday/Tuesday, Oct 13 – 14, 2014 — What do we like about Calvi, along with their great pizza?  The laundromat!  A good, accessible laundry was a welcome find.  Figuring out the instructions in French was another challenge.  We finally figured … Continue reading

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Passage to Corsica

Saturday/Sunday, Oct 11 – 12, 2014 — We left Menton about 6 pm for the overnight sail to Corsica.  Sailing away from the coast was a beautiful sight with the villages along the water and a backdrop of the mountains.    … Continue reading

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