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A short trip out to (hopefully) fix the instruments

I couldn’t complain about coming out to Greece for a few days of maintenance on Nimmie. The weather forecast was for 16-19 degrees with a cool wind. Very different to the UK! The reason for the visit was to try … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia

We decided that as we couldn’t do much on the boat whilst they were painting the decks that we would go away for the weekend. We set off around 1030 on Friday towards the Pelion coast in the north, between … Continue reading

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The saga of the solar panels and other electrical issues

Back in March 2020, Jo was supposed to come out to Greece to oversee the removal of the old and the installation of the new solar panels. We thought that it would be a few days work at best. That … Continue reading

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What a relief!

We have finally made it out to Greece to see how Nimmie has fared over the last two years. Having both been doubly vaccinated, we had our digital NHS pass, filled out our Passenger Locator Form, purchased our pre flight … Continue reading

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Lockdown

As we continue in lockdown here in the UK, our sailing plans for this summer are put on hold. We were supposed to be out in June and September in 2020 but with the current restrictions, June seems extremely unlikely … Continue reading

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Put to bed

The high winds continued right through the weekend and into last week so we had plenty of time to get all our jobs done and have a couple of days playing before the lift out. Monday afternoon we took a … Continue reading

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Home port in a storm

We didn’t manage to find a car for any sightseeing around South Evia although they did offer us a 50cc scooter but with the poor roads and high winds, we declined. However, we found a walking tour to the Demossari … Continue reading

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Evia ‘n’ water

We were sad to see our friends depart a week ago today (Tuesday). We quickly did a food shop as we knew we needed to get off from Paros and make our way north towards our winter berth of Lavrion … Continue reading

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Turquoise Seas and 🐢 Spotting! Guest Blog

So our trip to Greece and aboard Nimmie started well with the old crows greeting us as we stepped off the ferry in Paroikia. As it seemed a tad breezy, it was decided that we should stay on Paros for … Continue reading

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Just in the nick of time ….

We’ve spent the last week on the lovely island of Paros as northerly winds were forecast for the following ten days and we wanted to be here so friends could join us from the U.K. As you will have read … Continue reading

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