It took us three days of running to get around to the other side of Corsica to hide from the forecast winds. It’s a pretty big island! Had to pass by lots of lovely places in our rush so would be good to come back sometime. The forecast wavered a bit, then for the last … Continue reading Pisa and Dolphins
We finally left La Spezia! Yay! We were sad to say goodbye to the lovely Marina Del Fezzano and our good friends there. It would be easy just to stay in the honey trap, but boats are made for sailing and adventuring and that is our plan. Took longer than expected to get used … Continue reading Jump, Run and Catch up
See if this link works for tracking. forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/6606139 Running down the Corsica coast to hide from the forecast 50 knot Minstral due in few days.
So what is Italy like so far? The people are lovely and very family and friends orientated. Lots of outdoors, sport and exercise going on. Cycling heaven (Jackson…) The reaction to what we are doing is impressed amazement and enthusiasm with a hint of I don’t think I could do that. The service is fantastic with … Continue reading Another day in the office
Boat Girl Getting up close and personal with my new friends. Twins as well. What is Google speak for how the heck do I fix this bit? This bit being a leaking sea water pump and classified as mission critical as hot engine = Bad. Before pic. After pic. After and adventure and some work… … Continue reading Fixing Stuff
Rewarding ourselves at lovely local café 100m from marina. The food here is stunning. What’s behind door number 1? Believe it or not, we are tidying up. First we pull everything out… Here I am about to open the last lucky dip locker. Another shopping expedition into town. Unexpected purchase was parking ticket for missing … Continue reading First Sail
Slowly getting the blog up to date, bear with us for a bit. A tired and heavily loaded Chambers family made it into the Florence airport carpark to be greeted by the gracious previous owner Axel. Somehow we managed to get 3 adults, 2 kids, 3 suitcases, 3 big canvas bags, 4 carry-ons and one … Continue reading Arrival in La Spezia