Category Archives: Spain 2010

Cruising in Spain 2010

07/05/13 – Repairs and Regattas

Somehow I missed posting an update for a while…..so, sorry if this one is a bit long. After 3 weeks in the BVI, we moored Aztec in a marina and returned home for a couple of weeks, which was refreshing! … Continue reading

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14/03/13 – Journeying to Plantation and Pirate Country…

We were lucky to arrive at Nevis in very calm weather and moor off the capital, Charlestown…. there are no marina’s or shelter here but it’s a very beautiful place. We spent an interesting day exploring the town, having lunch … Continue reading

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22/10/11 – The Atlantic Islands..last stops before the ARC

Ross joined us for the 500 mile crossing from the Portuguese coast to the Atlantic island of Madeira, which was initially very quiet, with quite a bit of motoring due to very light winds. However, the wind did pick up … Continue reading

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06/10/11 – Preparing for the crossing to the Canaries

Dear All, We managed to limp into Gibraltar, with the engine still playing up and restricted to low revs only, which made life interesting when the current was running strongly. The engineer came onboard the next day and diagnosed the … Continue reading

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23/08/11 – Back across the Med….

We had 1600 miles to get across the Mediterranean to Gibraltar, so it has involved quite a few days and nights at sea. The weather has been interesting , by way of a change! We have experienced a few good … Continue reading

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27/06/11 Cruising Croatia

Some said it would never happen…..but we are finally reaching a more peaceful pace, which is apparently called ‘cruising’! Croatia is living up to its reputation for beautiful islands, calm anchorages and friendly people. The wind generator and water-maker are … Continue reading

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31/08/10 – More of the Spanish Coast

…….having experienced a couple of weeks of the Great British summer in mid August……we headed back to Spain. Start of the summer BBQ at Woodbrook…..fortunately it clear up a bit…. Finally leaving Almerimar in the Costa del Sol behind we … Continue reading

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01/08/10 – Along the Spanish coast

Having left Gibraltar on a very calm day, we have finally made it into the Costa’s of southern Spain…….bit of a culture shock…..well bit a ‘concrete shock’ really… Leaving the Straits…..not a breath of wind………………….and miles and miles of concrete……… … Continue reading

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17/07/10 – We’re through the Strait of Gibraltar

Well we are delighted to report we have now come through the Strait and are berthed in Gibraltar. I was about to type ”safely” berthed in Gibraltar but looking at the photo below of our passerelle you can clearly see … Continue reading

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