October 2011 archive

Family and Friends in the Canaries and England

The 28th September started with lots of cleaning, both inside and outside of the boat, during which time I managed to slip on the wet transom and ended up in the marina between boat and pontoon. Fortunately it was mainly my pride which was dented – my left leg and toe, although initially lumpy and …

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La Gomera via Gran Canaria and Tenerife

For our trip from Fuerteventura to Gran Canaria [some 50 miles] we decided on an early start because on 17th Sept, the day before we left, we had had slightly more breeze than normal, which didn’t subside that much overnight. It hadn’t risen either and the grib hadn’t suggested anything untoward, so we weren’t too …

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