Tag Archives: Spain

Menorca

For once we were up early as we had a 60nm sail today from Porto Petro in Mallorca to Menorca. Unfortunately, the wind was very light so we motored the whole way. However, the monotony was broken by dolphins (again) … Continue reading

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Porto Petro

We left Porto Colom this morning after refuelling as there isn’t another refuelling stop between here and Minorca. We motored 4 miles south to Porto Petro which is a delightful small harbour. We aren’t able to anchor here so picked … Continue reading

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Porto Colom

We decided to stay a few days in Porto Colom as the winds were still forecast to be high and we knew that Maria could catch a bus directly to Palma for her flight on Sat. The harbour is lovely … Continue reading

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East Mallorca

We successfully completed changeover day with Sam and Mags leaving and Maria arriving on Tuesday. We then motored round to Alcudia from Pollença to meet up with Anne and Clare who are cycling around Mallorca on holiday as well as … Continue reading

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Calas Tuent and Calobra

After spending the night in Deià, we sailed north to have lunch at Cala Tuent before moving on to Calobra. Cala Calobra is a set in a gorge where the Torrent de Parais is one of the main attractions of … Continue reading

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Soller and Deià

Spent a very lazy Saturday exploring the main town of Soller and the hilltop resort of Deià. We were anchored in the harbour of Soller but the main town is two miles inland. There is a sweet wooden tram that … Continue reading

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West Mallorca

After refuelling at Santa Ponça marina on Thursday we motored around the corner to Sant Elmo in the lee of an offshore island called Dragonera. There are a lot of mooring buoys there to protect the sea grass but we … Continue reading

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Palma

Our friends, Sam and Mags, arrived Tuesday afternoon so we spent a leisurely time on the boat watching the world go by in Santa Ponça. The wind on Weds was forecast to be negligible so we decided to catch the … Continue reading

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Santa Ponsa

Well, I am not sure what has happened to the weather but the temperature has dipped below 20 degrees C and we have had yet another storm today. There is a consistent wind of Force 4/5 (11-21knots) due for the … Continue reading

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Mystery solved

Having slept until lunchtime yesterday, we had a very gentle day pottering around the boat and finally watching a recording of the Olympic Opening Ceremony. We did dive down and look again at the propeller to see whether we could … Continue reading

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