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Rio Formosa

Finally, we could go sailing after all the boat work, first stop was Portimao just around the corner from our home port Lagos, which we wrote about in last blog. Next, we went to Rio Formosa. Kerpa approaching the entrance … Continue reading

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A minor replacement becoming a MAJOR project

I’m sorry but again the blog is mostly about maintenance, I promise next post will be about life and places when sailing, but off season life in harbor contain a lot of maintenance, repair and improvement, actually an important and … Continue reading

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Wished I was a handy man

I grew up with boats, and in those days, boats were very plain. We had wooden rowing boats, a small but heavy open sailing boat built of oak with lug rig and sails in cotton. Springtime we varnished the hull, … Continue reading

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Portugal

After Baiona we sailed down to Lexion just north of Porto, Portugal, not much wind but we had some very nice visits by Dolphins. Leixoes is a good place to stop at, it offers a low-cost marina 32 Euro a … Continue reading

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Galicia

After we left A Coruna, we continued south to explore some of the Galician rias. One thing we quickly noticed, the weather was not very warm on the contrary it was rather chilly, and I have also understood that we … Continue reading

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