34 Vancanze Liguri a vela

Hello and welcome to this long read coverage of our stay with Aleid and Bob on the Kabaal. For us this was the first time to visit Bob and Aleid since they departed a year ago. The biggest pleasure in this trip then was to see them in their natural floating habitat. Naturally all this… Continue reading 34 Vancanze Liguri a vela

33 Vive la France

For our first real French croissant of the year we sailed 300 miles in 48 hours. From Mallorca Santa Ponça we had a smooth ride and arrived at Ile de Porquerolles early morning. This island felt surprisingly French to us after having floated in Spanish and Portuguese waters for almost a year. The French folklore… Continue reading 33 Vive la France

29 Viva Costa del Sol

After having spent two weeks in the Netherlands we came back to Gibraltar to find Kabaal and a freshly repaired sail. It seemed easy to put it back on the boom but then something went wrong: one of the reeflines accidentally got pulled out and it needed a lot of clever thinking and patience and… Continue reading 29 Viva Costa del Sol

28 First touch of Andalucia and safe passage to Gibraltar

The famous white villages of the national parc ‘sierra de Grazalema’ lured us into mainland Andalucia. By car we visited the beautiful mountain range strewn with picturesque pueblos blancos. The villages have been inhabited by Romans, Moors and Visigoth and have been painted white since the 14th century. Their steep and narrow alleyways make it… Continue reading 28 First touch of Andalucia and safe passage to Gibraltar

27 Four amazing crews cruising along the Algarve

In March, early April we had the wonderful opportunity of having some our favourite family and friends flying in for a few days wandering along this beautiful coast. The travel stories have been captured in the last four posts, here is the movie. Just click on the title to enjoy.

25 Spicy crew on board

We were very happy with the invitation of Bob and Aleid, when they invited us to visit them in Portugal to board the Kabaal for a couple of days. Therefore we travelled late March to Faro. Unfortunately, the weather conditions weren’t that good when we arrived on Thursday, it was raining and quite windy, but… Continue reading 25 Spicy crew on board