Grupotel Taurus Park
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... 22 July
We're not sure whether to stay or push on but one of the main tasks of today is to fix the main sail. It took a good 2 hours to get it out and then back in again. There were a number of factors which contributed to the problem which we now know to keep a look out for. Mainly the
inhaul furler had somehow skipped a couple of grooves which was why the sail was difficult to get out, including some of the folds in the sail. Anyways, ...
Tuesday 14 July
Today we hung around the anchorage – had a couple of dips in the clearest of water and
went ashore to have lunch – a bit of a celebration.
The boat is just covered in so much salt – every surface you touch is just slimy – so we have decided that we will go into one of the marinas and a) provision up – running out of water, b) wash her down, c) complete chores such as laundry, defrost the freezer and washing down ...
... yachts with smaller boats in between. We anchored, went for a dip and then just sat back and listened to the wash from passing ferries and motor boats hitting our transom.
Sunday 12 July
The night was pretty peaceful until the first ferries started to'ing and fro'ing around
6:30am. We didn't particularly want to hang around so left mid morning and headed north towards a ...
Sundays are funny days at any time of the year. On holiday, as every day feels like a Sunday, Sundays feel like, well, any other day. But our daily routine continues with the odd change here and there. Elaine and David decided to spend some time on the sun deck rather than come straight down to the Solarium with Min and me. After a while David came down to us and he was holding a mug. "Hello," I said have you had enough of the sun?" ...
We left Nice at about 7.30pm last night and arrived at Palma Mallorca at about 2pm this afternoon. First impressions? Dump No 3. Not quite so many high rises, but still pretty dumpy. Lots of boats and ships, so it's obvously popular with some people. We're here until tomorrow afternoon and it's steaming hot so hopefully the ship will be empty with most of the passengers "getting on down" and "getting funky with it" in town. Although they may save ...