Monthly Archives: June 2015

To Denia

The crossing to Denia is the shortest distance from the Islands to the mainland. Even so it is fifty odd miles and we were up and off early. We could have been earlier still, but delayed to refuel, when the … Continue reading

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At Leisure

Now we are tourists for a few days, so today we headed for the beach. Not the main beach with its hawkers and palm readers, but the smaller one round the headland past Mambo. We packed our towels, a couple … Continue reading

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Return to San Antoni

Today the sea was as different again, even though the wind was still blowing between forces three and four. We planned to go round the bottom of the island back to San Antoni, which was a fair distance, so we … Continue reading

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Eventually to Santa Eulalia

Our last night at Cabrera was distinctly rocky and as we set out the sea was pushing us along till we were surfing meter high waves. Such a sea state is considered to be moderate, but the standard is set … Continue reading

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Isla Cabrera

Finally we agreed with our pilot book about somewhere. The Cabrera Islands are a little bit of heaven and our stay on them idyllic. The aquatic life was not much in evidence and the seagull that insisted on perching on … Continue reading

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Of Buoys and Boys

The Cabrera, or goat, island is part of a little eruption of islands and rocks just south of Mallorca only thirty or so miles from El Arenal. It is a nature reserve and a haven for fish, dolphin, seabirds and … Continue reading

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Go to Jail, Go Directly to Jail!

We should have been leaving El Arenal today, sailing off the Cabrera Islands, just off the coast of Mallorca. The Cabreras are part of a nature reserve and it is forbidden to even visit them without a permit. To stay … Continue reading

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