9 Mooring in San Sebastián

After quiet Port Médoc and tiny Pasaia it was nice to visit a major city again. San Sebastián or Donostia in Basque really lives up to the part with narrow old streets featuring tiny restaurants, boulevards with luxury shops and the best: a beautiful beach and turquoise water in the midst of it all. In… Continue reading 9 Mooring in San Sebastián

8 Spain here we come

It is time to make the final stretch to the Spanish coast. Or more precisely the Basque coast. Unfortunately the forecast anticipated a heavy Atlantic swell in the next two days, so we made an extra stop over in Port Médoc, a nice small village and marina in the top of the famous wine area.On… Continue reading 8 Spain here we come

7 New captains on board

Dear blogpost readers & sail- (or Appie) enthousiasts. This is a guest-post by Albert & Indra. Already two weeks ago we joined the two pensionado’s in La Rochelle to take off to the French islands Ile de Ré, Ile d’Aix, Ile d’Oléron and Rochefort. Soon we found out about the smikkelvacation; no normal eating –… Continue reading 7 New captains on board

5 Inland and Islands

Belle île, Vannes, Golfe du Morbihan and Ile d’Yeu The beauty of Brittany is both found at the Coastal Islands like Belle Île and Ile d’Yeu as in the natural harbour of the Golfe de Morbihan with over 40 islands and the medieval city of Vannes. The Golfe has an extreme current , at it’s… Continue reading 5 Inland and Islands