Category: Canaries

The Tropic of Cancer and other tales of passage

We departed San Sebastian on Tuesday 15th November in true Siga Siga fashion – i.e. there were “complications”. We had said “Cheerio” to Martaan and Marieanna earlier in the morning and at 1pm joked with the people on the Dutch boat berthed opposite us, who were leaving on the same day but at 4pm, that …

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Jobs, Provisioning and the occasional day off

Well, where to start with this entry? It doesn’t really lend itself to a chronological approach so I will begin by telling you why we are still here in La Gomera. I am afraid I have to report that the antibiotics given to me during the two weeks at home did not have the desired …

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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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