Posted from Olbia, Sardinia, Italy.I think this photo captures the solitude and tranquility that provides a natural counterpoint to alarming angles of heel, strong winds, too much sail, rough seas and the constant reminder that sailing is a water sport. Here we were, so becalmed, with no particular destination in mind, that we didn’t even bother with sails! Swim anyone?
Posted from Sardinia, Italy.The Pink Beach lies on the south east tip of the island of Budelli, which is one of the many small islands that make up the Arcipelago della maddalena. These tiny islands lie between Sardinia and Corsica at the eastern end of the Bonifacio Strait and make for one of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world, with great winds thrown in. Can you think of a more idyllic way to relax in the sun, than anchored off this...
Posted from Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.My partner and mate Gill spent forced shore leave in Sardinia last year for a couple of weeks. A nice hotel, good food and plenty of sunshine. But it was the 7 km stretch of unspoiled white sands and turquoise water that made her time alone bearable. She found a favourite spot for meditation and here it is … Come sailing with us and perhaps she’ll take you to experience the magic too.
Posted from Saint Mary, Antigua and Barbuda.Oboe fully crewed with national champions, but not big boat sailors. This bunch of fit youngsters were dinghy racers, straight from their UK national series. In Antigua for race week, they were on holiday but once the adrenaline kicked in they were awesome and a second in class resulted. Well done Oboe and crew and a special thanks to Sandy Mair, a local Antiguan Scotsman, our race skipper and a tough task...
― Van MorrisonHark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic...”
“To reach a port we must set sail… sail, not tie at anchor… sail, not drift. – FDR”Franklin D Roosevelt … learned to sail, and his father gave him a sailboat at the age of sixteen which he named “New Moon”
Please come sailing with us this summer.
Gill and I are starting to spend more time sailing with family and friends, especially as living half the year on the Wirral and in Devon and the rest of the time wherever the boat is, it’s hard to stay close to the people we most enjoy spending time with. If you are reading this, you will probably have been pointed here by us, inquisitive to see what we are up to. Well, here we are, sitting out the winter in Olbia, Sardinia looking forward to spring. Would you like to come sailing with us this year?Learn More
“Albert Einstein was a cruising sailor… and in his boat, as in physics, he sailed joyously close to the wind.” – John VigorAlbert Einstein … learned to sail on the Zürichsee, in Switzerland in 1896 in a 17-footer “Tinef” meaning “Worthless”. He was eighteen
Sailing from Olbia, Sardinia to Palermo, Sicily with a Couple of Overnight Watches.
Fully booked! Don’t worry, there is always the trip back at the end of the season and this one may also provide two nights at sea, as we will be sailing all the way north to Olbia …Learn More