La Aventura with Patti & James

06 July 2018 | Faial Island –Atlantic Portugal
24 June 2018 | National Holiday day in Faial
22 June 2018 | afternoon whale watching boat trip
20 June 2018 | an enjoyable day trip to another island.
19 June 2018 | Fabulous Faial. – Azorean Island
18 June 2018 | Faial Island – Horta Harbour - Mid Atlantic
29 May 2018 | Mid Atlantic - in the middle of nowhere
26 May 2018 | the cruising yachtsman’s haven
25 May 2018 | party day in Hamilton
10 May 2018 | Vero Beach/Ft Pierce –road trip to Jacksonville.
12 April 2018 | Vibeke onboard
17 March 2018 | lovely to return to Belize and Mexico and meet up with sailing friends along the way
24 January 2018 | I have become so interested in Guatemala textiles
17 January 2018 | So great to catchup with so many friends and our families
01 November 2017 | what a wonderful Guatemalan fiesta to experience
29 October 2017 | Volcanic crater
28 October 2017 | Antiqua - Guatemala

SPAIN - BALEARIC ISLANDS

03 October 2011 | MAHON - ISLAND OF MENORCA
STILL WARM & SUNNY AND SWIMMING

We had a good passage from Sardinia, with some good sailing – the 125% genoa made all the difference in the light winds – and wind steering Hydrovane ‘Henry’ got a go too! On Monday 3rd we arrived right on 1st light into Mahon, Menorca – returning again after 10 years! We anchored with 2 other yachts in the very safe, but far from town anchorage of Cala Teulera. The water was still enjoyable for swimming, and this old fort area of Mahon has a lovely setting. We were keen to wander around the lovely old city of Mahon again on Tuesday 4th – so took the boat closer into the town to anchor for the day and to make the dingy ride just 1 mile from town! Sadly the 5 day ahead forecast had a NW gale brewing -so we needed to move on again on Wednesday 5th. The weather affecting this island comes from the French Golfe du Lion, and now being October it can be forceful and last for many days. So, sadly just a short visit to Menorca this time – thankfully we had enjoyed a much longer visit here in July 2001. It was still a lovely as ever. The small harbour areas of Mahon remind us of a mini Sydney harbour with beautiful harbourside homes, and a lovely safe main harbour.
IMAGE James with anchor ball
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Vessel Name: La Aventura
Crew: James & Patti

Who: James & Patti