Windraker Sailing

Format 400 Catamaran

End of 2021 sailing adventure

Vathy was nice and had a two day stay there, and for Gillian(Kirsty sister complaint my blog was too technical) ;-) on request they have nice boutiques there, I myself bought some new shorts that go with any shirt according to the sales woman.
We then...

Engine failure while pulling up anchor.

So we were al ready to go and started the engines, while lifting the anchor I heard a whining noise. Where did that come from? From a boat somewhere or are greek truck on the shore needing urgent repair. I opened the engine hatch on the transom giving quick...

Vliho bay

In the mean time we sailed this week through the Levkas canal 10 miles south of Preveza and arrived in Vliho bay where we anchored now for last couple of days and experienced a bit of a blow up to 25 knots or maybe more,who knows. As this bay is surrounded by...

Corfu to Preveza and Ambrian Gulf

We had a exhilirating down wind sail with the parasailor down to Levkas Canal. As the wind increased and backed we decided to go straight down wind to Preveza and going through canal with 20 knot wind was probably best to be avoided.
Windraker did its...

Corfu,Petriti

As I write this we arrived at Petriti south part of Corfu, when we arrived it appeared we been here before with the kids a month ago. Easy to loose track...
Rangers won from Celtic yesterday so to celebrate we had a nice meal at the taverna next to the...

Lakka bay on Paxos

When leaving two rock bay early morning Windraker was canvased with main and the big screecher light wind sail ready for the action. That lasted only an hour of so and the iron sail had to come into action, arriving in Lakka bay at north of Paxos island before...

Bay of pigs and two rock bay

Yes indeed windraker is freed from the preveza town quay with all the night time noice and hustle and bustle.
When we left there were some serious uprooting to do and also some leaving the quay anxietity but all was overcome and set sail (motor) 5 miles...

Windlass job and wounded knee in Preveza

All crew left for work and captain had to stay with his ship.
Been here more then over a week at the preveza town quay.
It is just too nice to leave this place apart the nightlife is quite intense, also there is a games room across and I have...

Windlass job and wounded knee in Preveza

All crew left for work and captain had to stay with his ship.
Been here more then over a week at the preveza town quay.
It is just too nice to leave this place apart the nightlife is quite intense, also there is a games room across and I have...

Anti Paxos, Two rock Bay to Preveza

After Paxos we spend two nights at anti paxos which is small island south of Paxos
We anchored off at the east side with lies room to swing on anchor. Thomas liked the adventure of putting the two lines ashore from the stern and then when Windraker was...