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ISCHIA TO PROCIDA – summer 2015

We motor-sailed to Procida in light winds and anchored in 5m at  the south bay using my photos of old charts. The pilot book said no overnight stops but there were about a dozen yachts doing the same. Facing us above were  houses in staggered levels – there were bright colours in warm shades of […]

PONZA TO ISCHIA – summer 2015

Sailing eastwards  to  Ischia only took a day, starting at 8am  with a benign south westerly wind for a broad reach. The passage was 43 miles. We started with about two metres of swell behind us.  But by late afternoon the wind had strengthened  to be on the nose and we were reefed by the […]