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... sealing a few more holes and generally tarting the old girl up.
I suppose you could say the trip was a failure as we didn't sail all the way round Menorca, but we didn't sail round because we were having too much fun in ciutadella and later in Mahon, so we both agree another great sailing challenge finished with many great memories and a few scary wind driven moments.
So its time for Ian and I to sign off from 'John's little adventure'.
So, hasta la proxima ...
I start this blog by saying that John is a star. Left Mahon in reasonable weather - straight into a thunderstorm -rain , hail, zero visibility and any wind speed you fancy upto f6. Very wet journey and lots of excitement. Decided to stop at Colom as it was dark and we ...
- winds were not good today to get to either ends of Monorca, tomorrow should be different so I'm setting off at 0300 heading towards Cuitadella, lets see what happens.
- night night.
Friday 24 July
Left the anchorage at a reasonable early hour and headed north. We want to get to Port
Pollensa in the north and tuck away securely before the strong windsforecast set in.Must say the coastline on the east side of the island is just stunning, especially further north you go.
Saturday 25 July
Well the winds definitely blew as predicted. Stayed put most ...
... up and therefore lovely places do not benefit from cruisers who like to anchor.
We found a lovely cove where there was a tributary which we took up. We thought we'd be the only ones there but sadly soon another yacht joined us. Because of the narrowness of the tributary we dropped our kedge anchor.
In the evening enjoyed another wonderful sunset and BBQ and listened to the sound of cicadas slowing softening with the loss of sunlight.