Category: Sardinia

Buy for now, Cagliari

We are headed toward Palermo in Sicily, but might pull up short in a small village before.  Palermo is a vibrant city so I should be able to post when we get there.   I thought I would throw in a few pics of Cagliari I hadn't posted yet to fill in the gap. So ...

Gyrations in the Tyrrhenian Sea

Today we took a test sail. I don't know if you followed the track, but it was a little wonky. As a matter of fact, Tom got a text from Carol, his girlfriend, at dinner and she said she had been looking at the track and was wondering if we had been drinking. We got ...

Home Sweet Home, For Now

Here are a few pics of the inside of the boat we are on.  I forgot how nice it is to have a room on a sailing boat.  I can put away all my stuff (what little I brought), we can buy all sorts of groceries and store them, we can put things in the ...

Cagliari, We’re Here

The flight out of Stansted Airport was a schooling in how to move people by air. I bet they can process more people per minute than anywhere I have been. We are talking automated tray feeders, twelve security lines, and automated boarding pass verification. Very impressive. We Americans can learn from these guys. Well I ...

Sardinia and Beyond

Located closer to Africa than Italy, Sardinia's turquoise sea and white sandy beaches rival the tropics.  This is our jumping off place to take delivery of the Bontekoning, a Danish built yacht that my friend, Tom has leased for the summer.  So follow along as Tom, Ben, and myself take delivery of this vessel in ...