Monthly Archives: September 2012

The rain from Spain falls mainly on the (Portuguese) plain…

Cally writes: Hello all from a very wet and windy Portugal! We left the gorgeous Spanish rias rather abruptly – our sail from the Ria de Arousa was beautiful and sunny and before we knew it, we had crossed the … Continue reading

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The Spanish Rias: Camariñas and Arousa

Cally writes: We are so enjoying life in the Spanish Rias! It’s very quiet, as clearly we are sailing out of season.  It’s slightly sad to see how many shutters are down all day and night in the towns we’re … Continue reading

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Sailing at its VERY BEST!

Cally writes: What a fantastic passage we had from Corme to Camariñas!  It was just a pity it was quite short!  (Only 4-5 hrs at sea.) The wind was behind us, the sun was shining and with a full main … Continue reading

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Corme (Tuesday 11th – Saturday 15th September)

We have had 4 full days relaxing in this sleepy fishing town, at anchor opposite the town and in front of a pretty, sandy beach.  We’ve done LOTS of school work, swimming and rowing of the dinghy, although not much … Continue reading

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Coruña Capers

Cally writes: We made full use of our “5 nights for the price of 4” in Marina Coruña.  It was a good base from which to a) explore, b) get ourselves and the boat clean and tidy again and c) start … Continue reading

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Viva L’España!

Cally writes: We’ve arrived in A Coruña!    We tied up yesterday in the early afternoon and are now securely based in a quiet marina for a few days.  Time to catch our breath, explore A Coruña (and Santiago de Compostela) … Continue reading

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Greetings from Biscay

We set off on yesterday (Sunday) morning from l’Aber Wrac’h and have had a very quiet time so far, with little wind apart from a few hours yesterday afternoon and during the night.  We have seen many common dolphins playing … Continue reading

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