Category Archives: Sailing

Return to the Ionian

In July 2015 we chartered Sirius, a Bravia 37 in Corfu and explored Paxos and Anti Paxos.

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Aeolian Islands

In July this year we chartered Maria Elena a Bravia 36 for a week from Sant Agata in Sicily. The attraction of this holiday was not just about sailing but also the volcanoes! Having travelled by train from Catania we got to Sant Agata in the evening. … Continue reading

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Dalmatian islands in the Adriatic

In the first week of May through our friends at Bareboat Sailing Holidays we chartered Nana a Gib Sea 37 for a week starting and ending at the Sail Croatia base at Kaštela Marina, near Split, Croatia. Date Location Wind Distance travelled (miles) Notes Sat 3rd  Kaštela Marina 0 … Continue reading

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VHF Licensing and Operating

I need VHF license to go #sailing in Croatia – should have checked before I booked! Anyone offer a course in next few wks!? #RYA #course — Marcus Howarth (@MarcusHowarth) February 26, 2014   Thank you Ofcom (and the Oban … Continue reading

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Sailing the Cyclades

In August this year we headed to the Cyclades where we picked up Virgin Gorda II (A Bavaria 42) in Mykonos for a week. Whereas last year we were complaining of not enough wind, this year we discovered the Meltemi and sometimes felt … Continue reading

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Ionian adventures

I had this charter in mind since the Day Skipper course I took in 2011, so there was plenty of anticipation as we planned the week long holiday with myself, my daughter (5), two friends with no sailing experience between them … Continue reading

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Sailing course providers

The company I did my sailing course with last year, Hot Liquid, have had a series of serious incidents over the last year leading to their Southampton school being suspended by the RYA. More details can be found on this … Continue reading

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