Cruising around Malta (part 2)

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The Blue Lagoon is arguably the most famous beach of Malta. Situated on the small island of Comino, it is a golden beach surrounded by dramatic rocks and thanks to the sandy bottom and the clear water, the sea is a beautiful turquoise. As it is so popular, it is also very crowded. We sailed past it on our arrival … Read More

Cruising around Malta (part 1)

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On the 30th of August we had arrived in Malta. As we had booked a marina in Valletta for the winter from the 1st of October, this meant we had a whole month to cruise around Malta. Of course in September the weather can turn quite bad in the Med so we kept our options open and were in no way … Read More

Crossing by sailboat from Sardinia to Malta

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On Sunday the 26th of August there was still a lot of wind. We registered gusts of up to 30 knots and we had seen various inflatables come past that had been blown off the beach. The wind was supposed to ease off that day, and the next few days would be a suitable weather window for our second attempt … Read More

Bad weather keeps us in Sardinia

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We had been looking forward to spending some time in Villasimius in the South of Sardinia because we could access the land via the marina and take care of the usual landjobs: laundry, shopping and getting rid of our rubbish. There was no official dinghy dock in Villasimius marina but there was a wooden fence alongside one of the floating … Read More