Emerald Tales

Currently in Portugal after 7 years in the Mediterranean

29 July 2022 | Porto Santo, Madeira
02 October 2021 | Faro, Portugal
06 June 2021 | Alcoutim
28 May 2021 | Alcoutim
16 April 2021 | Rio Guadiana
31 March 2021 | The Balearic Isles
20 March 2021 | Ayamonte
05 March 2021 | Alcoutim
17 February 2021 | Ayamonte
05 February 2021 | Culatra
27 January 2021 | Alcoutim
19 January 2021 | Larenjeiras, Portugal
08 December 2020 | Puerto Sherry
17 November 2020 | Playa de Bolonia
14 October 2020 | Gibraltar
27 September 2020 | La Linea
18 September 2020

Magical Menorca

04 September 2020 | Menorca, Spain
Nichola Wright
A return to Menorca was high on our list of places to visit during our bonus summer of sailing in the Balearics. It turned out to be worth the return - we spent almost two weeks enjoying the varied coastline with soft sandy beaches and turquoise water providing idyllic anchorages amongst the ragged coastline. A hiking trail that circles the island provided exercise and the underwater landscape was as beautiful as that above.

The island had a laid back, chilled air, with pastoral scenes inland and pretty villages dotting the coast. We experienced a heatwave whilst we were there, breaking down into a mistral that chased us around to the south of the island.

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Vessel Name: Emerald
Vessel Make/Model: Kelly Peterson 44
Hailing Port: No fixed abode
Crew: Colin 'Skip' Wright, Nichola Wright
About: One from Northern Ireland, one from Yorkshire, UK
Extra: Emerald has been our home since 2004. We've sailed around the UK, the western Baltic and have spent 7 years in the Med. We're currently in Portugal, planning a refit. Lot's more information about us and the boat can be found at www.yachtemerald.com
Home Page: https://www.yachtemerald.com/
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