Monthly Archives: July 2013

Faial, Azores (2nd – 6th June 2013)

After an overnight sail, we arrived in the town of Horta, on the island of Faial.  This time, there was a proper sailor’s landfall for Simon!  Horta is a real sailor’s Mecca, with Peter’s Café Sport being the centre of the … Continue reading

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Flores, Azores (30th May – 1st June 2013)

Our first landfall after nearly 14 days at sea was in Flores.  We all agreed that Flores was very pretty, although for Simon, arrival in Flores after a long voyage was a bit of an anti-climax.  True, the island was very … Continue reading

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Sail from Bermuda to the Azores (16th May – 30th May 2013)

Here are photos taken at sea – mostly by Simon, with his superior camera and fresh eye for a photographic opportunity! Sailing photos: Life on board: Catching fish: Simon’s wedding anniversary (26th May):

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Reflections on a long journey (written on 14.6.13)

I have just taken off from Ponta Delgada in the Azores to fly home. I shed a tear as we fly over the marina and over Rafiki as I say goodbye to our wonderful home for the past year. So … Continue reading

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July 2013 – Catching up with Rafiki

Hello folks – once more, we are behind on our blog, but unfortunately with due cause. Here is how we intend to catch you up with what we’ve been up to: – this post will explain our news, – the … Continue reading

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