Waking up in Italy is a great way to start any day. Waking up on a sailboat criss crossing the Aeolians is the best, even if the boat in question is the Josephine, the noisiest boat of the modern seafaring era. Off the coast of Sicily, the Aeolian islands offer seas as clear as the Bahamas, landscapes worthy enough to be film sets and exceptional … Continue reading Sicily by Sea / Sailing the Isole Eolieo
Sailing on board the Star Flyer from Barbados to Panama Continue reading Shipshape and Bristol Fashion – On board the Star Flyer
Croatia has islands. Approximately 1400 of them. It also has a beautiful coastline, lush green hills and small towns with stone houses and red tiled roofs. Plus the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. And, as if those were not enough, it has Dubrovnik, with its extremely well preserved fortified old town. So we, a group of 17, decided to rent a couple of … Continue reading Walking the ramparts of Dubrovnik Sailing around Croatia
It was last November and as the weather turned cold and grey in Europe we took off for a long holiday in the Caribbean. The plan was to meet with two of our friends for a 10-days sailing trip in Grenada, spend a few days in St Lucia to relax, then say good-bye to them and continue towards Barbados to join a cruise on a … Continue reading Pure Escapology – Grenada
It is the holiday season once again and this time our destination is the Dodecanese of Greece. Divided by the beautiful Aegean Sea, the people of Turkey and Greece share a great heritage which is evident in our respective cuisine, taste and sentiments, regardless of the politics of the day. So it’s no surprise that the Dodecanese, being closer to Turkish mainland than Greece became … Continue reading Kalimera apό Dodecanese
1.Gün / 14 Temmuz Ekip 13 Temmuz akşam üzeri toplandı. Biz Erbil’le Brüksel’in yağmur ve kapkara gökyüzünden kurtulup Göceğe geldiğimizde, Ayşegül’ü teknede gadget’ları ile oynarken, Ahmet’i ise İstanbul – Midilli – Balıkesir – Göcek etabını tamamlamış, pantonlarda emekli albay modunda tekneleri teftiş ederken bulduk. Amacımız Ayşegül’ün yeni teknesi All that Jazz’i ay sonundaki bir sefere hazırlık olarak Göcek Marintürk’teki evinden Bodrum’a götürmek. Jazz 6 yaşlarında … Continue reading All That Jazz’in Göcek’ten Bodrum’a gelişi.
We chose St.Vincent & Grenadines, a part of the windward islands as our latest Caribbean sailing destination. As the name suggests, the island nation consists of one big island – St Vincent -and a number of islands of different sizes and characters, the Grenadines. They are a sailor’s dream with their clear turquoise waters, white beaches and almost constant trade winds. The islands of the … Continue reading Caribbean Tales Part 2 : Gone Sailing Again