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Summer 2022

Cruising along the Corinth Canal

The sun rose over Petalás as we lifted the anchor. There was no wind, flat seas and lots of mosquitoes out enjoying the morning sun. We motored out of the bay, passing many fish farms and fishing boats going about their daily business. With little wind all morning we motored on into the Gulf of […]

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Summer 2022

Back in the Ionian

Having cruised around the Ionian many times before (and written about), our plan this year was to continue south through the familiar islands and then head east to explore some other parts of Greece. Of course we couldn’t pass through without stopping at a couple of our favourite places. With all of our check-in paperwork […]

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Summer 2022

Doviđenja Croatia

With our guests now departed it was time to prepare for our passage out of Croatia. We lifted the anchor at Zaton and headed a couple of miles towards Dubrovnik for a busy day of preparation. Just as ZigZag passed under the bridge a bungee jumper leapt from the top. After continuing down the river, […]

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Summer 2022

The Paddle Board Challenge

Our last visitors to Croatia were due to arrive so we sailed out of Slano bay and headed 12 nm south towards Dubrovnik. There had been a steady southerly wind blowing for the previous few days, which although it was due to reduce by the evening, would leave behind a nasty residual swell overnight. So […]

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Summer 2022

Slano

The sea was dead flat calm like a mirror and there was an eerie mist over the water as we left Badija and weaved our way through rocks and small islands. Croatia is generally very well organised with navigation aids and thankfully there were plenty of cardinal and isolated danger markers to help us manoeuvre […]

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Summer 2022

The Island of Badija

There are so many beautiful anchorages and interesting towns here in Croatia, I often leave each place with a feeling that it is my new favourite, as I did after spending a few days at Stari Grad. We motored out of the long bay with our course set to travel towards Vela Luka on the […]