Tag Archive: sailing

Happy ending

How would you like the end of your trip to be? Give me ten days of sailing in light winds and calm sea, beautiful sunsets, whales, birds and good fishing. At the beginning… Continue reading


We arrived in Vavau, Tonga, after having been bashing around in 30 knots of wind on the last two days of sailing. Fortunately, the waves almost disappeared on the lee side of the… Continue reading


Tomorrow we are leaving French Polynesia to sail towards Tonga, and this makes us both quite sad. We have spent an amazing time in this country of islands of which there are still… Continue reading

Two months in the Marquesas is not enough

This was our feeling when we left that magic place, to the point that we thought about changing our plan and spending the season in there instead of going all the way to… Continue reading

Atlantic here we come!

We are off for 2520 nautical miles from El Hierro to Marie Galante in the Caribbean! Cirrus is full and crew’s spirits are high. It looks like we will have a pretty windy… Continue reading

La Palma, isla bonita

Sitting in front of the computer trying to write this post about La Palma I don’t even know where to start. There is a reason why they call it La isla bonita, and… Continue reading

Meanwhile in La Graciosa…

Fishing, sailing, walking, splicing, baking, being fished, meeting amazing people… Life is good in LG!

Cirrus loves sailing – Lisboa to la Graciosa

We arrived in La Graciosa on the 6th of October after five days of really cool sailing. The first three days the north easterly wind was quite strong so we tested Cirrus’ downwind… Continue reading


I am now writing from the island of La Graciosa, in Canarias, where we arrived a few days ago after five days of sailing from Lisboa. The trip has somehow slowed down a… Continue reading

Exploring the Rías of Galicia

I am writing now as we sail amongst the Isla Cies, where according to the Guardian there is “the most beautiful beach in the world”. We tried it, it is good. But the… Continue reading