The fourth year

17-20 Sep 2020 In the eye of the Hurricane

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Before the storm The last four days have been very intense! A so called Medicane (A Mediterrenian hurricane)named Ianos has been hitting the Ionian islands and west coast of Greece with very hard winds, high waves and torrential rain. There are several means of weather predictions that you can use as a sailor. We mostly […]

The third year

Winter in Messolonghi 30 sep 2019- 3 jun 2020

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And so we arrived in Messolonghi( or Missolonghi) our home for the winter! And our first glimpse was very promising! Until 1700 Messolonghi was under Venetian rule and the name is a combination of two Italian words, mezzo and langhi, which means “in the middle of lakes”. That is a very accurate description since this […]

The third year

15 June-13 July 2019 Monte Negro

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Bar,Montenegro Since Montenegro is not yet a member in the EU (they are applying) it is a bit of a procedure to check into the country. There are a few places along the coast that handle this and when you are coming from the south it’s the city of Bar you should go to. And […]

The third year

1 May-14 June 2019 From Malta to Albania

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Towards Malta… After a long winter in Licata it was time to leave. The bottom was scrubbed (Hoppetossa’s of course), the course planned and the mindset was to go! On the 30th of April we left early in the morning with a good forecast, even though the summer had not started yet, in the direction […]

The Second year

June-September 2018 Sailing around Italy

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 1-9 June Syracuse We started our summer in Syracuse and found us a lovely anchor spot in the bay outside with a view over this beautiful and exciting old city. The city was founded by the Greeks about 734-733 BC  and during the 5:th century BC it was described as the “greatest Greek city and […]

The first year

Looking back

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Now that we are settled down for the winter it is time to look back on our travel from Sweden to Sicily.  What was special, what was strange, what went better? We have categorized our trip in different subjects, so let’s see. Navigation I was positively surprised how good the navigation ads are these days. […]