Tag Archives: Sardinia

Porto Conte

Grey skies and rain greeted us this morning but by lunchtime blue skies had returned. We left Cala d’Olivia to make our way towards Alghero through the Fornelli Passage. This passage cuts 20 miles off the journey but it is … Continue reading

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Celebrating Jo’s birthday with the old goat in Cala d’Olivia

Despite the heavy rainfall overnight, we woke up to blue skies and warm sun in Stintino. Liz and Isolda felt much more refreshed after a lazy morning and we motored to the Asinara Nature Reserve 10 miles away further north. … Continue reading

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Success at last – Barracuda caught at Stintino

Sunday evening saw us in Porto Torres so that we could pick up Isolda and Liz who were staying with us for a few days. When we arrived the marina office was shut up and it looked like the place … Continue reading

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Castelsardo and Porto Torres

Yesterday we motored to Castelsardo some 10 miles along the north coast from Isola Rossa. The marina was very pleasant set below the ramparts of the old town of Castelsardo, which is on the Rough Guide’s ‘must see’ list. The … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Maddalena Archipelago

We awoke on the Cala Nord mooring buoy having slept well even though Nimrod had been rolling from the easterly swell. The weather was windy and overcast and this continued all day. Liz picked up an empty lobster pot, yet … Continue reading

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Normal service resumed

After the last few days of high winds and overcast skies, we awoke this morning to blue skies and light winds. Yesterday afternoon we finally made it over to La Maddalena town on the local ferry. We were storm bound on … Continue reading

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Back in Sardinia

Last night was a blustery night but we slept well although we awoke to a thunderstorm and lashing rain – not what we had ordered! Liz went to collect the lobster pot and yet again it was empty. So the bait … Continue reading

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Palau

Having spent another night at anchor in high winds on Isola La Maddalena, it was time to get back to the mainland so that Yvonne and Caron could get to Olbia for their flight to the UK. The wind was … Continue reading

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Cala Spalmatore

After a very windy night at anchor, we took the dinghy into Porto Cervo. The playground of the rich and famous was devoid of the rich and famous and was replaced by a bus load of tourists who were disinclined … Continue reading

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Porto Cervo

Our new guests, Yvonne and Caron, arrived on Saturday afternoon and we had a leisurely evening wandering around Olbia before eating onboard. We were moored against the old town quay for a second night for free rather than €50 plus … Continue reading

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