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We woke aboard the Italian ferry Roma sailing between Italy and Spain. The sun was rising behind a low cloud. We sailed north for a while, leaving Porto Torres at the top of Sardinia. A woman walked a dog on the deck. Men drank beer at sunrise. Philippine sailors scrubbed the decks with modern power hoses. Italian stewards served cappuccinos. Wind blew water uphill. A man ran with two dogs. A ...
... a great sail in to
our destination. I know I say this a lot about the coastlines we pass but the Sardinian coast is something special even from a distance from shore.
We got to the Bonifacio Straights where we had the mountains of Sardinia on the
starboard side and the mountains of Corisca on the port side of us.
The anchorage we chose to stay in only had two other yachts, so quite peaceful ...
... was on for me to have the first ski!!
Glen drove the boat, Kevin observer and I tried a deep water start, three attempts and no go!!!
the rid attempt I felt the "Hammies"...oh dear, not as young as I use to be. So I got out of the water and let Barry and Maurie have a go (they both experienced water skiers 15 and 30 yrs ago)
Well the same thing happened, Barry had several attempts and not go, put two skis on, still didn't get ...
... were narrow with tall buildings either side.
That night we decided to give the staff on the boat a night off, and went out to a very unique French restaurant where the main meal so cooked on a woodfire place, it was delicious. I had a pork chop and Kevin had a steak, and both delicious.
... out for any water sports!!
After a scrumptious lunch, we pulled anchor and made our way to the Island of Corsica which took 2 hours over fairly rough water!! Kevin and I and Josie weren't taking any chances, we popped a pill and put the armbands on!! The weather was still very blowey!!
We pulled into a beautiful town Bonifacio, hidden away in ...