Category Archives: Boat problems

Brava Capitano, Brava!

In order to avoid arriving in Cassamicciolla during the luncheon void, we had quite a leisurely start to the day and then puttered across the windless bay under engine. At first the log was not working, which annoyed John as … Continue reading

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Hassle

As the island of Procida is very close and not much wind was forecast today we opted to have a leisurely start before heading round by way of the channel to take in the views of Cala di Corricella from … Continue reading

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Into the East

We have finally crossed the meridian and are travelling east; I keep having to remind myself when writing bearings in the log. We had a lazy weekend wining and dining in Marina Greenwich. We had a couple of attempts at … Continue reading

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Smoke on the Water

The smoke pothered out of the engine room when John opened the door. We had left harbour and were motoring out parallel to the sea wall, some five hundred meters off, when John smelled burning and glanced over at the … Continue reading

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Under and Up

As we came in to moor John had a nasty moment when reverse gear would not engage. Rapid working of the lever while revving hard sorted it out, but he was concerned something was round the propeller shaft. The beautiful … Continue reading

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Dread Dredger

The electricians came, solved the problems, worked out what had caused them and left in that order. The problems had increased by the time they arrived. We carried out a radio check and as soon as I pressed transmit a … Continue reading

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White Rabbit

Yesterday was Mayday, we toddled off to Sopromar to tell them how delighted we felt about their work and to buy a welcome mat to protect the new deck. We also had a small electrical glitch to report. Since the … Continue reading

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