The Balearices, friends at last and the trip to Gibraltar October 16th 2012 We left Mahon after spending a few days sorting ourselves out, a few jobs, some school and getting to know Freddie, Tim and Mia and Alessia. Alcohol consumption has re-risen to Sally and Richard days but the Pomardo (Mahon gin and Fanta lemon) just need to be regularly sampled! Samuel enjoyed a sleepover with the girls aboard Open Blue and was on very best behaviour.
We left Mahon for Cala En ... read more
Europe » Gibraltar Strategically important, Gibraltar was ceded to Great Britain by Spain in the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht; the British garrison was formally declared a colony in 1830. In referendums held in 1967 and 2002, Gibraltarians ignored Spanish pressure and voted ... ... 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