Planning and Preparation- The boring bit of the adventure

The decision has been made and we want to be ready to head off on our travels next Spring.  Now the hard work of preparing starts, there are many things to sort out, we need to sort out what to do with our home and effects, we need to consider where we will go and what budget will be. I have stopped my day job to free up time to get on with these things.  The biggest task is to find and buy a suitable boat that we will be happy to spend a lot of time on and one that will look after us at sea.  Current research leads me to… Read More

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Safely back from our first trip.

A week sailing the Southern Ionian Sea and we are now back home. We spent 6 days sailing, leaving Vounaki Marina and visiting Sivota on the Island of Lefkas, Frikes and Vathi on the Island of Ithaca. Kalamos Vathi on Meganisi We sailed with a Neilson Flotilla on a Dufour 325 yacht. Pictured below tied up at Vathi, Ithaca You can see more photos here   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] We had a variety of weather and learnt a lot. The big decision now is what to do next, watch this space!!!  

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