Category Archives: Spain

Morocco to the Canary Islands

We would have liked to spend a bit more time in Morocco, but with a forecast for a few days of fresh northeasterlies, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have tailwinds that would give us a swift passage all … Continue reading

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Spain: Ronda, Seville and Cádiz

In the village of Ronda With Moonshadow snug in the Queensway Quay Marina in Gibraltar, the Windies and us set off in a hire car to see a bit of inland Spain.  After getting our LPG bottle filled by Dirk … Continue reading

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Cartagena and the Mainland Coast of Spain

Isla del Esparto off the east coast of Ibiza We departed Sant Antoni de Portmany on the Island of Ibiza early in the afternoon, attempting to time our passage so we would make landfall in Cartagena, on the mainland … Continue reading

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Ibiza

Sunset at the Cafe del Mar We departed the anchorage at Playa Palmanova on the island of Mallorca under a spectacular crimson sunrise.  No need for these sailors to take warning-conditions were perfect for a day of sailing.  The … Continue reading

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Mallorca

With the wind fresh from the northeast, conditions were perfect to sail across the channel from Menorca to Mallorca, the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands. Our Australian friends Annie and Liam on Gone With the Wind were heading across as … Continue reading

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Menorca

With the weather forecast showing moderate northeasterlies for the next couple of days, we departed on September 2 from Carloforte, the small resort/fishing village off the southwest coast of Sardinia, bound for Mahon in the Balearic Islands of Spain, … Continue reading

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