Category Archives: Sailing

Off to Sorrento

The hottest day yet and there was not a breath of air. John and I headed off early into town for supplies with our trusty trolley. Lara had located a supermarket up past the restaurant in the Cathedral cloister. John … Continue reading

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Amalfi

We are booked into the Marina Coppola to the pontoon of the siblings Coppola, who have been serving with love for many years. John looked them up on the Cruising Association network and the consensus was that they were most … Continue reading

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Procida

It is only a few miles between the islands of Ischia and Procida, but we reasoned that if we went the long way, nearly circumnavigating Ischia, then at some point the wind might be in a decent direction to sail. … Continue reading

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To Ischia

John has planned a tour of the Bay of Naples followed by a jaunt along the Amalfi coast, before everywhere becomes too hot, crowded and hideously expensive. Marinas on Capri are already pretty expensive, so we have opted to stay … Continue reading

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Journeys End 2016

There is something about the last sail of the season that makes me jittery. We were both awake early and decided to set off. The ferries had already started, so John was able to track their course across the bay … Continue reading

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Procida

The crossing to the small island of Procida, at the edge of the Bay of Naples is just a matter of about thirty miles, but with stronger winds forecast for the late afternoon we rose early and set off at … Continue reading

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Gaeta

Gaeta is a delightful place, built across an isthmus and ranging up the slopes of the headland and peninsula on either side. The scenery is mountainous with cliffs and huge caves; as had been the journey here, with the Apennine … Continue reading

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