Arrival in Crete August 6th 2012 Yesterday we wore woken at 6am with the alarm as we needed to leave Santorini early to make the most of the day as we had 80 miles to get to Crete!
Bleary-eyed and having not even brushed our teeth we left the mooring and sailed on a beam reach with the mainsail and gennaker. Another beautiful day with clear blue skies, hot burning sun and reaching our highest record so far of 9.9 knots as we w ... read more
Europe » Greece » Crete » Chania Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
Lisa, Gill, Cameron and Samuel have left their comfortable lives in Devon to fulfil a long-held dream to sail the Atlantic as a family. We normally live in Devon but are now embarking aboard Fabiola, Grandpa's beautiful Grand Soleil 52. We start in Turkey and are heading through the Mediterranean, across the Atlantic and around the Caribbean before bringing Fabiola back to the UK. This is our story... ... full info