• Palaia Fokaia

    We were up at a reasonable time, the winds were supposed to drop during the day so there was no advantage in getting underway too early. We left korfos and had an easy trip over to Palaia Fokaia, a small community about 30-40 km down the coast from Athens. The windlass on Rick’s boat is [… more]

  • Stepping back a few days, The Corinth Canal

    The Corinth Canal We left Confused Windy Bay, our name for the anchorage we were in. It came by the name by the weird winds we got. We set our anchor anticipating northerly winds in the forecast but the winds were anything but. We were getting blasted from all sides so we pulled up our [… more]

  • Another short post

    Another short post, the meltimis are blowing strong across the Aegean so we can’t take a direct route across. There is a weather window tomorrow morning, another early start, to get from where we are and up to the island of Evia. From there we can cross the northern end of the Aegean in lighter [… more]

  • Just a real quick post, maybe more later

    We left Itea to go toward the Cornith Canal and were hit by less than good weather so we bailed and headed up to another anchorage, one with out internet so no posts. We were stuck there for two days and then headed toward the Corinth Canal. After hear horror stories of waiting for hours [… more]

  • July 6

    Shabbot, a day of rest, well sort of. We didn’t go anywhere but Rick and I changed the sea water pump on the starboard engine with his spare pump. That was a 20 minute job at most. We needed to redo the seals in the pump that we removed and that took several hours. The [… more]

  • July 5 Delphi!!!!

    It was a beautiful morning. I did a little research on Delphi on Trip Advisor and Wikipedia. I printed off directions but it was all greek to me. Bonnie’s the navigator, one of the pieces of the map had a lot of back and forth squiggles. The directions I had were in Greek with English [… more]

  • July 4 (Happy Birthday America)

    Just a quick note while we are out buying our internet service. We are currently in Itea. Itea is near Delphi. We are hoping to rent a car and go there tomorrow. Then it is a day off for shabbot. Then we head to the Corinth Canal. After that we are waiting for the Meltimi’s [… more]

  • July 3

    We were up at 530 to start the engines and leave. The sun was not up but the light was enough to see clearly. We are up early to move so we are anchor down by the time the winds start to freshen around noon. This morning we were considering moving farther but there are [… more]

  • July 2

    We were up relatively early but Rick wanted to head off to get the SIMM Card for his phone. He was happy when he got back, a SIMM card and Tsipy was able to get bread “and a”. Rick calls her the “and a” lady. She will go to the store “ONLY for bread” and [… more]

  • June 30 +

    Today was an anchor day. All of us had a nap at one point or another. At one point I finally woke up and Bonnie was still napping so I slipped into the engine room and reassembled the generator covers. It was great all except for one screw was missing, and when I checked with [… more]

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