The Voyages of Disco Volante - Portugal Pt 1 July 18th 2014 Sorry I haven't blogged for a while. We have been very busy and only managed to grab a little internet time over a beer/coffee. Not enough time to write more than a few emails..
We did a short-ish hop from Isla Cies to Porto via Viana De Costelo - Upon arrival we managed our first Mediterranean style mooring (Bow or stern in, attached by ropes to a wall). (38miles / 8hrs). We left Isla Cies in a ... read more
Europe » Portugal Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
Our sailing adventure so far...
We have been building the 'Disco Volante' since 2005.
It started off as the imagination of a Naval Architect, but now it's finished!
Photo diary of the build here - Boat photos
Sarah has limited sailing experience and is going to learn as she goes - Completed ICC & Day Skipper only. Michael has been sailing since he was young, but hasn't been on a long trip like this before. Though has sailed to France & Ireland from Wales. Has also chartered yachts in Croatia, ... full info