Freya & Us

Vessel Name: Freya of Wight
Vessel Make/Model: Westerly Oceanranger
Hailing Port: Portishead
17 November 2017
14 November 2017 | Bristol - 6,606 NM
14 November 2017 | Athens - 6,606 NM
12 November 2017 | Kalamata - 6,606 NM
01 November 2017 | Kalamata - 6,606 NM
24 October 2017 | Kalamata - 6,606 NM
11 October 2017 | Pilos - 6,565 NM
04 October 2017
04 October 2017 | Katakolon - 6,504 NM
27 September 2017 | Ay Efumia, Cephalonia - 6,424 NM
25 July 2017 | Bristol - 6,358 NM
25 July 2017 | Bristol - 6,358 NM
10 July 2017 | Preveza - 6,358 NM
04 July 2017 | Nydri - 6,293 NM
24 June 2017 | Port Athini - 6,255 NM
14 June 2017 | Messolonghi - 6,189 NM
11 June 2017
09 June 2017 | Astakos - 6149 NM
02 June 2017 | Fiskardo, Kefalonia - 6,098 NM
02 June 2017 | Fiskardo, Kefalonia - 6,098 NM
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14 November 2017 | Bristol - 6,606 NM

2017 By The Numbers

Sixth year of cruising completed. This years numbers are:

14 November 2017 | Athens - 6,606 NM

More Piles of Stones

It was an uneventful but beautiful three hour bus ride from Kalamata to Athens with the highlight of the journey being the crossing over the Corinth Canal. The canal connects the Gulf of Corinith (and the Ionian) with the Saronic Gulf in the Agean Sea. The first plans for building a canal date back [...]

12 November 2017 | Kalamata - 6,606 NM

Towers!

Kalamata is a popular place to overwinter for yachties and over the past few weeks boats have been pouring in. Some arrive and are lifted a few days later with their owners flying home, others stay afloat with their owners living aboard for the winter. It makes for a lively social scene and we've made [...]

01 November 2017 | Kalamata - 6,606 NM

Piles of Old Stones

Every Saturday is market day in Kalamata and it's huge. We spent most of a morning exploring the produce and buying our food for the week. We love markets!

24 October 2017 | Kalamata - 6,606 NM

A “quacking” end to the season

Kalamata is a very pleasant city. It's bigger than anywhere else we've been to so far in Greece and is a proper working university city and not built around tourism. There are some nice shops, very smart bars and the supermarket has the same variety of products we'd expect at home. Couldn't believe we [...]

Socotra

08 June 2012
Once the plan was hatched we did some courses and sailed with anyone who would take us but soon realised that we wouldn't get the right experience unless we were making the decisions - and so we bought our first boat. We bought Socotra, not the island in the Indian Ocean but a Moody 28, in Chichester spring 2009 and spent an 'exciting' summer sailing her home to Portishead. We learnt alot!! 18 months later we were ready for the next stage.............................

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