Calypso Capers

Ensenada de Barra and Moaña

Entering Our Favourite Ria After 5 nights in Aldan we upped anchor and headed South into our favourite ria, Ria de Vigo. There is a great deal of variety here, from beaches to small towns and the city of Vigo. At the entrance is Baiona, with its lovely yacht club and Parador, and at the … Read more

Anchored in Aldan

The Warmest Water in Galicia Having sorted our rigging issues and enjoyed the bustling resort of Sanxenxo/Portonovo we headed to the South West end of Ria Pontevedra and entered Ria de Aldan, a favourite spot from our time here in 2019. The 2019 report can be found HERE . The 8nm trip took 2 hours, and for … Read more

Sanxenxo, Agra and Portonovo

Football, Boat Repairs And A Brush With The Law! Portonovo, Sanxenxo and the Praia Agra anchorage sit alongside each other in Ria de Pontevedra. We wanted to visit Sanxenxo to get some rigging work and a full rigging inspection undertaken by a specialist rigger. Sanxenxo houses numerous superyachts and large sailing yachts and we knew … Read more

How To Retrieve A Reefing Line

A Very Tedious Post Val looks very happy as she shows off the boom above her head containing an errant reefing line that Paul very stupidly pulled into the boom when preparing to bend on the mainsail. This post is, indeed, very tedious. It will not be interesting to most of the sailors among you … Read more