November 2017 archive

Twelve days on Mallorca

Our passage between Menorca and Mallorca was our best to date on “Owl and Pussycat”. We had winds averaging twenty knots all the way and sailed the 29 mile crossing in just over 4.5 hours. The slight down side was that during the last hour the wind increased to 25+ knots and, when we arrived …

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Menorca – our first taste of the Balearics

It may surprise some people that, given the popularity of the Balearic Islands with UK holiday makers, neither Mike nor I had ever been there – so, after Andrea returned home from her holiday, we looked forward to putting this right. But, the weather forecast wasn’t immediately favourable as there were very strong winds in …

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