Tag Archives: Sardinia

Arrivederci Sardegne

We are finally on our way from Sardinia to Napoli on the Italian mainland, where we will be mooring Nimmie for the next 12 months. We flew into Alghero on Friday morning with Jase and Lee who are helping us … Continue reading

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A weekend away

This time last week we were in Alghero with my cousins, Bryan and Linda. It was a long weekend of planned boat jobs plus a few we hadn’t! We will be posting a guest blog from Bryan shortly but I … Continue reading

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Six chicks hit Sardinia

Day one: We arrived at nimrod in time for breakfast beers, was this to set the pattern for things to come? Foolishly allowed Benny to select a play list which consisted of Kenny Rogers! Thank god for Jo and Liz’s … Continue reading

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Weekend in Alghero

We were really looking forward to a long weekend away. The forecast was looking good at 36 degrees with light winds – perfect for some R&R in a local bay. The six of us arrived in Alghero at 10am after … Continue reading

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Tranquil in Asinara

We had an uneventful night sail over to Sardinia on Friday evening despite crossing the Straits of Bonifacio – a heavy shipping channel. We saw a couple of large freight liners and a superyacht but none of them close enough … Continue reading

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Lost post

Hmm, not sure what happened but my post of yesterday didn’t appear on the blog and I haven’t got a copy. Anyway, since arriving in Alghero on Thursday morning we spent the day getting the boat ready for her first … Continue reading

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The Ship’s Mouse Guest Blog

At 2.30am on Friday morning Jo, Liz and I stumbled into the car and weaved our way along the A-SomethingOrOther, bound for the neon climes of Stansted Airport. Seven hours later, having failed to win the cost of our Ryanair … Continue reading

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Easter in Alghero

We arrived early on Good Friday to get Nimrod ready for the season. It was certainly warmer than the UK at around 12 degrees C but it was also overcast and windy. We touched down at 11am local time having … Continue reading

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Flying visit

It seems incredible that it is almost three months since we left Nimrod in Marina Di Sant’Elmo. Jo has come back to check everything is okay and oversee the engine service. We would normally do this ourselves but we get … Continue reading

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We have left our baby for the winter!

The last two days have been spent doing the final jobs to bed Nimrod down for the winter and a spot more sightseeing. On Sunday it was bright and sunny so we cycled to the other side of the bay … Continue reading

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