We’ve made it to Greece.

Since arriving in the Mediterranean we have had some fantastic sailing and have done very little motoring despite being told we would have to motor everywhere. After leaving Vulcano we first stopped in Scilla on the Italian mainland for a … Continue reading

The Aeolian Islands

After leaving Sardinia we had a mixed sail to the Aeolian Islands with times of strong winds and times of absolutely no wind. We had been following the forecast whilst in Sardinia, looking for an ideal weather window to continue our … Continue reading

Carousel’s adventure in Sardinia.

We are preparing to leave Sardinia in the morning to sail down to Sicily for a quick stop en route to Greece. We have spent the last two weeks exploring the north coast of the Sardinia and surrounding archipelagos with … Continue reading

Carousel ready to leave the Balearics

After seven weeks enjoying the Balearics we are now preparing to leave and head to Greece with a short stop in Sardinia en route. We would love to see more of Sardinia but plan to leave that until our trip … Continue reading

Beautiful Es Castell, Menorca.

We have been amazed by the beauty of The Balearics especially Menorca and Cabrerra. Es Castella above is typical of the calas around the islands which offer stunning scenery and protected anchorages. We have especially fallen for the charms of … Continue reading

Cruising the Balearics.

After a month in Cartagena marina we were keen to start cruising and exploring. We had mixed feelings about the Balearics but have been very pleasantly surprised by the quality and quantity of anchorages. The islands form one of the … Continue reading

A month in Cartagena.

After a lovely sail from Gibraltar to Cartagena we booked into the marina for one month as it was still a little early in the season to start heading down to Greece. We spent the month exploring the city and … Continue reading

Perfect conditions for our new mizzen staysail.

After three months land based we were excited to get moving again especially as we had our new mizzen staysail to try. We had an amazing trip from Gibraltar to Cartagena with blue skies, lots of dolphins and even a … Continue reading