• Stormy seas on the way to Lakka

Wet Corfu

October saw our last sailing of the season and  a return to Corfu. It's always a risk with the weather at this time of year but you can be rewarded by much quieter anchorages and marinas and some great sailing conditions. In our case, the week started off with torrential rain and storms but improved each day. We covered 65 nautical miles (120 km) and much of this [...]

  • Syvota Sunset

Corfu & Albania

In July I joined a group of professional sailors in Corfu for some skill honing time and some kosher sailing. It was a great bunch of people led by Barak who is from the Matzpen team and keeps a recently purchased catamaran moored in Corfu. Since COVID-19 has limited the opportunities to work with at-risk youth in Israel, for the remainder of the 2021 season, he sailed with professional [...]

  • Tied up at Russian Bay

Greece – Saronic Gulf

We have just returned from our June sailing in the Saronic Gulf and are still on a high from the trip. It was a quieter month with fewer tourists which of course wasn't great for the Greek economy but was great for us with harbors less crowded and coves less busy. We were 4 couples who boarded a Lagoon 42 in Athens and we set off on a 124 nautical mile (230 km) trip [...]