Category: Canaries

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sigasiga.co.uk/2011/10/03/la-gomera-via-gran-canaria-and-tenerife/

Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

On the morning of 5th Sept we awoke with anticipation, looking forward to taking a stroll rather longer than just around the cockpit having, as you will remember, just spent five days and nights at sea – but it was not to be. There were already 2ft waves and winds of 20k upwards and, looking …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sigasiga.co.uk/2011/09/20/lanzarote-and-fuerta-ventura/

Portugal to the Canaries

Something we are beginning to learn is that one has to be flexible. Plans made don’t always come to fruition…… Before leaving Liverpool we had in our mind that after Portugal, Madeira would be our next stop. Madeira is an island that we have considered visiting for some years now during a February/March break but …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sigasiga.co.uk/2011/09/12/portugal-to-the-canaries/