A true pearl – Culatra

By ydalir.nu

We heard different opinions about the Island south of Faro; Culatra. Some love it and others didn’t find it very attractive. Together with Sirenia we decided to give it a try and sailed to the eastern entrance of the Bay. It was high tide and we tried very smoothly to pass the sand barrier, but…

Lagos

By ydalir.nu

“Twenty miles west of the sea port of Lagos, the coast of Portugal ends in a rocky headland looking out over the Atlantic, Cape St. Vincent. This is the prow of Europe, the continents out-westernmost point. In the Middle Ages certainty about the world ended here. From the cliffs the eye takes in a vast…

First catch

By ydalir.nu

We left Archachon early in the morning and the swell was still strong with 2,5m high waves. We rode with the tide, but it was more like a rodeo and not easy to steer out from Cap Ferret, but when we’ve made it, we had a wonderful sail south to San Sebastian. We proudly present…

Wine by the mouth of Gironde

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We sail and motor a bit south to the French Medoc area. Medoc means amid the waters, the Atlantic and the river Gironde which leads to Bordeaux. Who is not thinking of red wine now? We call the capitainarie of the harbour called Port Medoc and know that we have a berth to stay in.…