Tag Archive: aquarelle

Preparing for the Atlantic crossing…

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Downwind sailing on Cirrus

There are many ways to sail Cirrus. Because we don’t have a furling sail on the front, we are left with many configurations of stays and sails to be hoisted rather than furled.… Continue reading

El Roque de los Muchachos

To celebrate Rocio’s birthday we went up Canarias’ second tallest mountain: el Roque de los Muchachos.  It is on the island of la Palma. When the temperature on the coast is about 20°C… Continue reading

A bit of Galicia in sketchbook

Being stuck in the boat at anchor while the rain and the wind were blowing outside in Laxe, Rocio read through two full books. It is the only way I get her to… Continue reading