Busy weeks in Quinta do Lore with lazy and energetic breaks

October 11 - October 27, 2019; 2339 nm and 219 days after departure from La Rochelle Isn't it funny? Cows are strolling at the high plateau at Madeiras centre like the cows do in the alps. Big poohs showing their tracks. 😉 And when you need to pass them they cross the streets in a …

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5 and a half days of pure Atlantic- feeling (like Columbus) and happily reaching Porto Santo/ Madeira

September 16- September 22, 2019; 2174 nm and 184 days after departure from La Rochelle Leaving Morocco was as easy as arriving. El Capitano did the check out for the marina a day ahead; all the payment was done, only immigration and customs needed to be finished. Again we were very lucky, after maybe half …

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Tangier, a completely different culture yet so close to Europe

September 08- September 16, 2019; 1574 nm and 178 days after departure from La Rochelle The 60 nm leg to Africa (sounds great doesn't it 🤓) was unspectacular. The most exciting part was, us weaving through the traffic separation scheme (yes, there are traffic separation schemes in the water as well, here because of the …

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Río Guadiana or anchoring in crazy tides

August 08 - August 13, 2019; 1329 nm and 144 days after departure from La Rochelle We spent almost one more week in Culatra after Jana left. We slowly rearranged Altimate and got ourselfes back to a two person set up. Meanwhile SY Saviour, our friends from La Rochelle, also arrived in Culatra. Of course …

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