Monthly Archives: September 2013

Caprera Island

We arrived here from Oblia, and had a nice raviloi dinner on board, expecting a storm to blow in overnight. We managed a lovely walking tour of the island before the rain came. I’d wait out a weather window here … Continue reading

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Malta Overview

Malta 09/28/2013 It is hard to pick a departure point to begin an entry about Malta. The tour books begin, “7000 years ago, Malta….” With a history beginning before history was recorded, it is a daunting task to try to … Continue reading

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Quick update, Italy

Here are a few. Hope to have more soon! Siracusa, Sicily Happy Birthday to Me with Gary and Perri Finch on Capri My new home anchorage, Isole Tavolara, Sardinia

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Arriving in my new Home Island, Tavolara

Our last night in Ponza was a mess. It started out great, with a dinner on shore with our guests, and and a comfortable anchorage- at least when we went to bed. After an a few hours sleep, an un-forecasted … Continue reading

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Ravello to Amalfi

We had reasonable weather so we had to repeat the hike from Ravello to Amalfi. Here is why.

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Capri Island

What is not to like? Answer- no place to anchor, and a poor choice for marinas. Capri is great, as long as you don’t have a boat.

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Four hours in Stromboli

We sailed along the west side of Stromboli and anchored on the sound coast near the town. We didn’t have much time, but we were able to see the volcanic flume and get a nice walk and a pizza in … Continue reading

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