|Vessel Name:||Freya of Wight|
|Vessel Make/Model:||Westerly Oceanranger|
From Preveza we had a long and rolly motor through the swell to the island of Paxos where we anchored in Mongonisi bay for the night. The bay was deserted with no other boats and the one beach side taverna still closed for the winter. We loved it after the hustle and bustle of the last few weeks. Our [...]
Despite intending to stay in Nydri for only a few days, eight days after arriving we are still here. A mile further south from Nydri is Vliho Bay, otherwise known as Velcro Bay. Firstly because the bottom is soft sticky mud which makes for secure anchoring - boats stay put - and secondly because it is [...]
Things are going well at home, but we will need to be in Bristol for two or three more months at least. As we enter the summer season the marina fees in Italy become eye-wateringly expensive, so Freya had to move. I (Paul) flew out to Lueca and after a day recommissioning the boat, set off on a 125NM, [...]
We had a really exhilarating sail to Santa Maria di Leuca,. For the first hour or two there was no wind, but as per forecast it picked up and for nine hours we were sailing at around 6.5 kts with the wind on the beam. Two great sails in a row and we thought we were on a roll.