Windy in Las Palmas

We're happy to be in the marina as it is blowing very hard here in Las Palmas! One of the boats anchored in the bay next to the marina even ended up on the rocks last night. This weekend we're doing some sightseeing and catching up with granny Etty who is visiting us for a … Continue reading Windy in Las Palmas

Land Ho!

After 120 hours at sea we are finally approaching Las Palmas, Gran Canaria! And how relieved we are to get here! We had some rough weather on Sunday night and again last night. Big waves and wind speeds reaching 35 to 40 knots at times. The boat and the crew handled it really well and … Continue reading Land Ho!

Into the Atlantic

We just left the Med and are heading into the Atlantic and are enjoying some beautiful sailing. We broke our record and reached a boat speed of 13.3 knots with just the Genoa up! Wonderful! Everyone's happy and comfortable. Kids are playing with Lego and adults are simply enjoying surfing those waves!

La Linea

We’re in La Linea (just next to Gibraltar, on the Spanish side) tied up to a floating pontoon in a lovely marina with views of the rock of Gibraltar. Our new batteries will be delivered here and once we have those we can head to Gibraltar to pick up our new sails.