Tag Archives: Aegean

Scintillating Skyros

Skyros is the largest of the Sporades islands and has been inhabited since Mycenaean times. The houses and architecture are more reminiscent of the Cyclades with their square white houses than other islands in the Sporades group but that may … Continue reading

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Peace and tranquillity

At last the wind had abated so we could leave Loutraki on the Monday morning (June 13). After sorting ourselves out and getting some fresh provisions, we slipped our lines at 0950. First stop on the itinerary was viewing the … Continue reading

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Day trip to Skiathos

With strong winds still forecast for Sunday and Monday, we decided to take a ferry over to the smaller but busier island of Skiathos. We had booked the ferry for 1115 and had assumed it would be on time or … Continue reading

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Never a dull moment

We continued to do jobs through to Sunday lunchtime as a) there were plenty to do and b) the strong winds forecast came through with a vengeance. We felt really sorry for the charter boats that had to be back … Continue reading

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Up to our elbows in sh*t

As you will remember, our launch date was delayed due to the yard extending the haul out bay to accommodate super yachts. However, they realised that the work was behind schedule so they had brought in a crane to launch … 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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Crunch Time!

We left our friends on the southern tip of Aegina in a lovely bay to make our way some 40nm east to the island of Kea in the Cyclades. We sailed for a couple of hours as the wind was … Continue reading

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Chick Away!

I’m sure you are all desperate to know what happened to the sparrow chick. Don’t worry, we managed to feed it on Saturday morning and it even allowed us to stroke it. We went into town to do some shopping … Continue reading

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