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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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To Ischia

As the wind was forecast to come up in the afternoon we made an eight thirty start, with a cup of tea and the promise of breakfast en-route. I felt the lurch of the swell on rounding the harbour wall … Continue reading

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There and Back Again, a Harnett’s Tale

Bandol is only thirty miles away, so we had a relaxed start to the day and a delightful breakfast ashore at the bread shop. John had “…the best croissant I’ve ever eaten” and I probably had my best ever raisin … Continue reading

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Arriving in Provence

As it is still early in the season John managed to reserve a berth at the tiny marina of Sausset Les Pins. It is nearly forty miles away, so we set off early after returning our gate key when the … Continue reading

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Burriana Nova

It took a while to write the last epic post, but this one will be brief. In the meantime we have revisited Burriana Nova, which was as deserted as we remembered, the lazy lines were still disgusting and the staff … Continue reading

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Valencia

The sail from Denia to Valencia was as pleasant as the sail into Denia had been grim. We set off before nine and called in at the fuel dock to fill up again. John is impressed by how much the … Continue reading

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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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