Tag Archives: Malta

The Marie Celeste

We arrived onto Nimmie late on Friday night (Sept 11th) to find her all open and a ladder against the mast. Down below was not much better. We couldn’t figure out what was going on given that Peter, our caretaker, … Continue reading

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A few days away

We caught the late flight from Luton on Weds evening (June 24th) arriving at the marina just before 1am. We discovered that the marina office had changed the metering system for the electricity and water so the security chaps met … Continue reading

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The Saints In Malta

I’m not sure where the time goes when we are on the boat but yesterday was no exception. We had planned to spend the day being tourists but didn’t mange to leave the boat until 1pm. We then took a … Continue reading

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Back in Malta

We left Ragusa, Sicily before 0800 on the Tuesday morning as there was a small weather window between various fronts coming through. Monday would have been a better day to go as there was some wind but we had to … Continue reading

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They said 7 knots of wind…

The forecast for Sunday and Monday couldn’t have been more different. Strong westerly winds on Sunday followed by light and variable winds on Monday. We still had a bit to do on Nimmie so decided to set sail early on … Continue reading

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….. and relax

It was too much to hope for that our Friday  evening flight from Luton would leave on time. An hour’s delay meant that it was nearly 0130 before we arrived at the boat but at least the roads were clear! … Continue reading

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Always the way….

As the sailors amongst you will know, the wind will invariably be coming directly from the direction you want to go towards. Next week’s forecast is no exception. The wind is predicted to be a lovely WSW moving to WNW … Continue reading

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A bit of sunshine…….

This time next week, we will be at the airport waiting for our plane. Two whole weeks on Nimmie, just us, and going wherever the wind will take us – Sicily or Malta. Can’t wait.

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Amazing coincidence

There are times that we feel a long way away from Nimrod and our life aboard her when we are in the UK. However, it seems that there are little reminders if you only look for them! The other day … Continue reading

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Domes and bombs

We are now back in the UK after a lovely few days in Malta. First thing on Easter Monday was spent with Peter, our caretaker, as there was a list of jobs that required his attention. One of them he … Continue reading

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