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Summer 2020

Rest and Relaxation

We spent a night in Lefkas Marina, walked into town and found a great bar to watch the sunset with the best piña colada. The following day the rigging work was completed. With no further commitments, we headed down to Vlikho bay, a large, completely protected bay surrounded by mountains, about half way down the […]

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Summer 2020

Renaming Ceremony

We had decided after 12 years to change our boat name, we needed something short, simple and easily understood over the VHF radio. The old name did not fit any of these requirements. We previously had a company called ZigZag and decided on the name for the boat as we plan to ‘ZigZag’ from place […]

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Summer 2020

Finally on the Water

Launch day, the guys at the Ionion Marine came with their tractor to collect ZigZag then took her off the stand and to the lifting crane ready for launch. We were then able to touch up the anti foul over the patches where the stand had been before launch. What a relief to be out […]

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Summer 2020

Life in the Boatyard

We were booked to be launched into the water on 1st August so had just over 2 weeks in the hot, dusty, dirty boatyard! We have a lot of work to do to the hull as she hasn’t been anti fouled for 12 years. We spent the first few days clearing out everything that we […]

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Summer 2020

The Big Departure

Our plan was to fly out to ZigZag in April 2020 to start our new adventure but due to the COVID 19 pandemic this was delayed and we eventually decided to drive instead. We removed the back seats out of Paul’s old BMW and installed a top box to fit as much in as possible. […]