We have only been on the Rio Guadiana for a couple of days but already feel at home here. The place is beautiful with lots of activities including a zip wire over the river between Spain and Portugal, cycling, kayaking, … Continue reading
Yacht Carousel is now back in mainland Europe after a very fast and comfortable Atlantic crossing. We have already explored most of the Atlantic coast of Portugal and are currently relaxing 25 km up the Rio Guadiana. We look forward … Continue reading
After a couple of months in the Azores we are now ready to leave. We have explored three of the islands and already plan to return as the islands are beautiful. They have recently been voted the second best islands … Continue reading
Work on Carousel is progressing very well so we decided to hire a car and do a two day road trip around the island of Santa Maria. Armed with our trusty Daewoo Matiz we have explored most of the island … Continue reading
It is always a tense moment when you lift the boat out of the water for a makeover especially when you have done as many miles as we have and two Atlantic crossings. As you can see from the photograph … Continue reading
We have enjoyed a great week in Faial exploring the beautiful and dramatic landscape and we are now in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel which is a lot busier but just as interesting. On the trip here we saw hundreds of … Continue reading
What a great trip, twelve days from Bermuda to Horta and almost perfect sailing conditions the whole time. We had been closely following the weather prior to leaving and probably picked the only consistently good weather window there has been … Continue reading
We have arrived in Bermuda after a six day passage from Spanish Wells in The Bahamas, on the first stage of our Atlantic crossing back to Europe. We had a real mix of weather with wind strengths between 8 and 40 knots … Continue reading
We have had a great couple of months in The Bahamas. The sailing has been fantastic especially our very last sail from Nassau to Spanish Wells. We are now waiting until the wind is favourable for our trip to Bermuda.
After two and a half months in The Bahamas we are now about to leave and cross back to Europe. We have had an amazing adventure in the Caribbean and have many great memories, especially of the people we have met during our time here.
We plan to leave as soon as we have a good weather window and head to Bermuda where we will stop for a few days to explore the island before continuing on to The Azores.