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On the way a six metre powerboat overtakes us at high speed about five metres off our beam – unthinking, dangerous behavior from locals in high speed power boats can be a problem throughout the Med.
Sarande anchorage viewed from castle
Overall our cruise preparations went well. The only surprise issue was the sea water leak to the bilge and even that wasn’t a total surprise given past history. Without that we’d have been cruising within 12 days of our arrival, but this turned out to be 16.
Laurie doing first BBQ of the season
Here’s an unusual large cat in the Polynesian style noticed at Preveza
Raza is working on Sunday to finish sanding, undercoating, painting and anti-fouling so we can launch on Monday.
We had a great trip up from Auckland enjoying one night stopovers in Dubai and Athens. The flight to Dubai is nearly 17 hours, but the time seemed to pass OK with nice meals, plenty of movies to watch and a few hours sleep. The economy class seats have…
Diane booked our fares yesterday and dealing with Emirates had no issues getting our travel arranged at short notice at good pricing with departure next Friday. We’ll spend one night in Dubai and one in Athens before catching the bus for the five hour …
We are home in Auckland, NZ while Envoy is in Greece’s Lefkada marina.We hope to know by this time next week – Thursday 2 May that all is on track for our return to the Med for several months of cruising – watch this space!