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Summer 2020

What, No More Beer or Wine?

We had spent 5 days at anchor without any shops nearby, we had nearly run out of food apart from pasta and beans, and we were getting very low on water, neither of these were too much of a problem until we realised that we had a real crisis on board – we had no […]

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Summer 2020

Solar Panel Installation

Originally we had planned to have a stainless steel arch made to hold solar panels but due to the delay in getting here and the season being cut short we decided to take matters into our own hands, and install two flexible panels on top of the Bimini. Step 1 – Making the fabric frame […]

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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 […]