Tag Archives: Balearic Islands

Experimenting for speed

It’s about 1050 nautical miles from Valletta to Gibraltar if you go via Ibiza. I wrote about the wonderful sail we had when we decided to head to the Balearics. On the way to the Pillars of Hercules I learnt … Continue reading

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Moonshadows and mistakes

The gentle northerly breeze has made a little swell, maybe 10 centimetre high waves rolling with heartbeat regularity through silky black water. Each rise  heels theboat a little so that the wake rippling down her hull is punctuated as if by … Continue reading

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