Dubrovnik is well known for its distinctive ‘Old Town’, encircled with massive stone defensive walls, medieval architecture and well-preserved buildings with terracotta rooftops. Having arrived in Dubrovnik as our first port of call in Croatia, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the ancient city and decided to take advantage of the convenient bus that […]
Month: June 2021
Passage to Croatia
From Santa Maria di Leuca, we travelled 25 nm north around the east coast of the heel of Italy to Otranto. This was to be our last stop in Italy for a while. We only had a very light wind so ended up motoring for 4 hours (thankfully we re-fuelled before leaving) until the wind […]
Sailing Along the Sole of the Boot!
After a couple of days in Siracusa we planned our route and set off on an overnight passage to mainland Italy, our first port of call would be Roccella Ionica on the toe of the boot. The weather forecast was for light winds, with a flat sea and sunshine. Once we had motored out of […]
Over the next 2 weeks we plan to travel along the bottom of Italy and up towards Croatia which means that we will be re-tracing some of the steps from our journey between Greece to Sicily at the end of last summer. We previously stopped overnight in Marzamemi and found it to be a quiet […]