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Winter 2021/22

Return to Sicily

We recently returned to Sicily and Marina di Ragusa after a lovely winter with friends and family in the UK. Whilst there, we had lots of parties and celebrations, I went back to work for a few weeks while Paul spent time planning and sourcing parts for our next phase of boat maintenance. Parcels kept […]

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Winter 2021/22

Merry Christmas

Just a short blog this week to wish you all a fantastic Christmas and happy New Year. We hope you all have a lovely time celebrating over the holiday season with friends and family (where restrictions allow). On arrival in the UK we were greeted by snow, which along with the streets and houses being […]

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Winter 2021/22

Palermo

Last year we were unable to go home for Christmas due to lockdown and travel restrictions. Now that the rules are slightly more flexible, we have decided to return to the UK to spend some time with family and friends for a few months over the winter. After searching for convenient (cheap) flights home, we […]

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Winter 2021/22

Exploring the Necropolises

We were pleased to find that the marina hiking group had reformed again for the winter. Last year there were restrictions in place to prevent you travelling outside of the municipality, but now that these have been relaxed we are free to travel around the island. To make the most of this freedom we joined […]

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Winter 2021/22

Marina Life

Marina di Ragusa was very busy with many more boats and cruisers than last year. Although some people had already left their boat and gone home for Christmas, lots of our old friends were still there. It was lovely to reunite with them and also meet new friends. The weather was a little changeable so […]

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Summer 2021

Last Sail of the Season

After our passage from Greece and arriving at Siracusa, we were looking forward to a good nights sleep and a lazy morning. However, early in the morning we heard knocking on the boat and someone calling us. We hurriedly got up and went to see what was going on. Some fishermen were outside and not […]