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Day 19 & 20 – Bashing northwards

With a continuing forecast of notherly winds (on the nose), it made sense to press on north. But given the distance back to the home...

Day 18 – Platis Yialos

Platis Yialos was not our first choice after Paros, and reviews were not great, both from Google and the pilot guide. Talk of too much...

Day 6, 7 & 8 – IOS and Schoinousa

One of the best things about a sailing holiday is that you really do leave the world behind. As I write this post my office is a cafe...

Day 5 – All of a sudden in Folegandros

Usually sailing is a pretty relaxed pastime, but every now and again, unexpectedly, things happen all of a sudden. But that’s not how...

Day 2 & 3 – Sifnos

After two long days we’ve decided to stay for an extra day on Sifnos, one of our favourite islands on last year’s trip. Day 2 was in the...

Ooo, Baby Baby

First evening thought we’d pop down to the port to find our home for 3 weeks, BABY. Great name! Lavrion is quite big and has loads of...

Day 0 – Plotting and scheming

Sitting at Heathrow waiting for our flight to Athens, sailing chums will know it’s never too soon for a bit of passage planning. So...

Two weeks tomorrow

It’s almost a year since our last Greek Odyssey in the Cyclades, the largest chain of Greek islands. They consist of over 200 islands of...

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