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Winter 2020/21

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to everyone, after the crazy year we’ve had, lets make 2021 a good one! Hope you all had a lovely Christmas, it was a hot sunny day here and we spent most of the day sitting outside in the cockpit (as the restrictions prevented us from going anywhere). Dinner seemed to go […]

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Winter 2020/21

Christmas Greetings from Sicily

Merry Christmas to you all, it’s certainly different this year with all of the restrictions in place but we hope you have a lovely day and are able to celebrate it with family and friends where possible. Restrictions here are very complicated over the Christmas period moving in, out a bit, in, out a bit, […]

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Winter 2020/21

Porto Turistico, Marina di Ragusa

We are spending this winter in the Porto Touristico at Marina di Ragusa, it is quite a modern marina, only opened in July 2009, and is well protected from all directions with very little swell even in high winds. It has all the usual amenities; laundrette, showers, WiFi and the marina office staff are very […]

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Winter 2020/21

Drive back to Sicily

We were having such lovely weather in Greece and happy that we had an extra week there, the apartment was very spacious with balconies overlooking a small park and the town quay to one side and the rooftops of the town from the other. The town was rebuilt after the devastating 1825 earthquake. The ground […]

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Winter 2020/21

Lefkas

Once we had collected the car we drove to the Island of Lefkas (Lefkada) where we had booked an apartment for the week. Lefkas only just qualifies as an island as it is connected to the mainland by a long causeway and a floating bridge. The bridge opens every hour to allow boats to pass […]

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Winter 2020/21

Collecting the old girl!

We had been in Marina di Ragusa for a couple of days and various countries were starting to make plans for a second lockdown, we decided that before this happens we needed to arrange collection of the old girl who had been left in the boatyard in Preveza, Greece. After researching our options to travel […]