A little optimism… :)

I hope that you are staying safe and well and that the current situation is at least tolerable for you. I’m sure that like us you have been watching and waiting for the next Government update and trying to adjust to the new way of life. Even though we are not sailing we have been […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 4

After a great sleep and breakfast of cereal and watermelon on deck we slipped off to the island famous for turtle breeding – Nisos Metopi. No turtles as now was the wrong season, but the water was so clear that you could see 5 meters to the bottom. We tried feeding the fish watermelon to […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 3

The island of Aigina is 12 miles SW of Zea Marina, close to Athens. Aigina guards the North West approaches to the Aegean which means that it was very important to trade in the early days. It was occupied by Neolithic people and then superseded by Bronze age people around 2000BC. At the beginning of […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 2

Our trip started with a civilised coffee at Buchanan bus station. We boarded MegaBus to Manchester airport for the princely sum of £25. After a quick driver change and stop in the centre of Manchester we arrived at the airport for the 3.15 pm EasyJet flight to Athens. One glossy magazine, 1 meze box and […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 1

Our trip started with a civilised coffee at Buchanan bus station. We boarded the MegaBus to Manchester Airport for the princely sum of £25. After a quick driver change and stop in the centre of Manchester we arrived at the airport for the 3.15 pm EasyJet flight to Athens. One glossy magazine, 1 meze box […]

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