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... with tight timing sailing solo, I should have/could have prepared the genoa before left just in case! Finally I had to let the main flap and getting wet on foredeck while getting smashed by the 2 meter waves, another great lesson learned in the hard way. It was a great relief after the genoa up then we started broad reaching through the side waves flying at 7 knots, Quadrophenia was happily battling the ...
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We stayed in Asturias for 5 or 6 nights. 2 nights at 1 place and 3 or 4 nights and the other place. I'll start with the place where we stayed 3 or 4 nights, because it was the ...
... a splashback if in case they happen to miss the glass but we asked him to face us so we could sneak in some photos! It was also pretty entertaining even walking around the streets to see little splosh stains and wet patches all over the pavement from the spilt sidre!
The dinner was nice - not anything too special but good enough. A super tourisy part of town so was to be expected. We all headed home after a couple more sidres. Really good day.
The next day ...
... buoys appeared to be taken.
One of the locals tried to direct us to one of the buoys but in the
end decided it was not strong / secure enough for us so we headed for
the only hammerhead.
Getting onto the hammerhead was in
itself abit of a challenge: a) it being quite shallow, b) very close
to moorings, and c) the apparent lack of cleats upon which to attach
yourself. In the end we got there. At the same time ...
We spent a few days in Gijon which was a very interesting town, with a wonderful atmosphere and great cultural activities. We just happened to be there whilst a cultural festival was going on. Each evening there was a concert by the marina, which displayed the various styles of music of the (Asturian) region.
The town itself was fairly modern, with a few hidden gems.
A most pleasant stay.