Category Archives: Weather

Monsoon Weather

A storm of heroic proportion rolled in around lunchtime. Rain teemed down and the wind lashed the palm trees like a scene from Key Largo. Fortunately we were inside the Marina bar at the time, midway through our pasta of … Continue reading

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Saturday

In spite of the forecast Saturday dawned a beautifully clear day with sparkling views of the surrounding mountains, the clearest view of Vesuvius we have had. The wind has blown all the cloud and haze inland and is still gusting … 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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Goodbye to Sant Carles

The life raft and flares arrived back more or less on time yesterday, so we are all set for the off tomorrow, when the weather is due to improve. Today is dismal, windy with big threatening clouds and perishing cold. … Continue reading

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Home James

After the family had been out we were dogged by the spirit of anticlimax and decided to head for home. This is not a quick business in a yacht of course and with the forecast still for northerlies we decided … Continue reading

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Wind

The weather at the end of the week was predicted to become very windy, twenty and thirty knots, with gusts of up to fifty. On Monday we took the decision to stay here, where we had a nice town in … Continue reading

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