Monthly Archives: July 2015

Russian Invasion

July 27 – 29, 2015 — Sunday we had a beautiful day sail in the direction of Corfu.  When the winds swung around to the nose we jibed and headed back on a lovely run.  We arrived back in Preveza … Continue reading

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Deja Vu – ICW

July 24 – 26, 2014 – We wondered if we were back in the ICW?  It sure looked like it.  We motored north with little wind to the city of Preveza. Preveza is a fairly large commercial and yacht harbor at … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to us!

July 20 – 23, 2015 Land ho!  Seeing the Greek islands as we approached was stunning.  There are many islands, all high and green with a few scattered villages.  The water is clear and warm.  We anchored in the small … Continue reading

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Passage to Greece

Saturday and Sunday, July 18 – 19, 2015 — Our first task after leaving Syracuse was to change out all of the water filters for the watermaker (unrelated to the pollution in Siracusa) and clean all the strainers.  After that … Continue reading

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Syracuse or Siracusa

July 12 – 17, 2015 — We arrived in Siracusa after a short sail from Reposto where we dropped off our guests.  Since we were coming in late in the day the usual concerns of being the last in, or … Continue reading

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Aeolian Islands and Guests

July 4 – 12, 2015 — Robert and Alyssa spent a day with us exploring Palermo by foot.  The most unusual spot we visited is the Catacombs.  The mummified bodies of over 8,000 people from Palermo are housed there, from between the … Continue reading

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Let there be Light

June 30 – 4, 2015 — Stromboli, the northern most of the Aeolian Islands, has been known since ancient times as the lighthouse of the Mediterranean.   It is almost continually active.  Hoping to see it at night, we left the anchorage … Continue reading

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