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Peter writes …..
Well, the journey into the Med went reasonably well although we did travel a total of nearly 1200 miles to get to Gibraltar albeit that the direct line is about 950 miles. Our longest tack was about 230 miles!!! I have to thank John and Steve very much for their company and help along the way.
We have travelled several hundred miles into the Mediterranean now and are currently on the SW of ...
... Renee, and it was great to have a coffee and share travel tales. Bilbao – Roma – Cagliari. Here we are in Sardegna. Much to the horror of our boys and the driver we have picked up the biggest 9 seater bongo van in existence (without power steering I might add). It will be very much like a 60's experience of cruising around this beach clad island in a volkswagon ! !
Last night we checked in to our hotel in Portoscuso, mum and ...
... his golf clubs. Losing his clubs would have been a far worse deal he said.
When we picked up our hire car we got a very pleasant surprise - a 200 C class Mercedes (almost new with only 3000 km on the clock) - and yes it's black! That is surely worth a photo or two. And I'm quite sure it won't encourage Paul to drive as a Montenegrin.
Our first stop in Sardinia is Porto Pinto, just over 80 kms from the airport ...
... of the Island of St Peter. (he was apparently ship wrecked here on his travels).
We settled in on a sandy bottom this time and were soon joined by Matador, Yindee Plus and Hai Mei Gui. We all stayed two nights with a Pot Luck dinner on board Cuttyhunk before we parted company. The others headed west to Menorca while we perserveered with Sardinia and headed up the west coast.
... line especially at the Capes a lot of the area in from the coast is marshy with salt pans.
We spent a reasonable night there with minimum rolling and then we were off to track down Matador. We had great sail with a following wind but by the time we reached the bay they were in it was over 20kts and blowing straight into the anchorage. We called them on the radio and Stu ...