The Ionian

The world moves on and so we did, and on Friday, 28th August we left our beautiful marina in Corfu and headed towards Syvota, a small village on the mainland. After a beach morning for Elena and myself, while Jelle was catching up on work, we moved forward to another beautiful bay, called 2 Rocks….

UNESCO heritage sites? Check!

Preko was exactly opposite Zadar so after less than an hour on the motor, we arrived. However, the marina in Zadar was full so we had to go to the other marina, a little further. D-Marina Borik had finger berths, laundrette, hot showers, super helpful and friendly staff- pure luxury! It also cost 140 euros…

Entering the Dalmatian coast

We left my beloved Rovinj on the morning of 9th July and set course to an anchorage known as Portic. We had a beautiful upwind sailing, with smooth seas and fast speed. However, during our sail we saw a forest fire near Pula and we started a discussion about fires in the summer in the…

Start of An Anchor Voyage-Part 1

After 2 weeks in the marina, it felt so good hoisting the sails again and feeling the cool breeze against our faces! The sea was smooth, the sun was shining and Libra was gracefully gliding over the sea in our upwind sailing. We had a nice speed and reached our destination fairly quickly; Playa Quemada….

50 Shades of Grey

Still in England, trying to get used to this grey weather, we left our anchorage spot north of the “Mersea Island” and sailed towards the “Osea Island”. We were lucky with the wind as we managed finally to sail, with quite some speed and we also witnessed a sailing regatta with some old “CK” English…

The decision

Jelle has been sailing since a very young age and sailing around the world has always been a dream for him. On the other hand, I also love to travel and had experience with motorboats but never tried sailing before meeting Jelle. Salining and me? Love at first sight! The wind in your face, the…