Tag: Sailing

The Meltemi

A tale of courage and survival Based on a true story by Two Get Lost They had heard tales before of a violent wind that blew from the North. A wind that was unpredictable and wild. A wind that put fear into the hearts of all at sea. A...
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Kyparissia in the Peloponnese: A cruisers guide

Kyparissia is a logical stop for any cruiser on the sail down the West coast of mainland Greece. Although navily and navionic reviews don’t rave about this coastal town we found it had more to offer than first appearances suggested. The ‘town quay’ in Kyparissia, or perhaps more fittingly...
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Living on a sailboat: A typical day aboard

Living on a sailboat-our ultimate dream and the dream of so many. But what is it really like to live on board a sailboat. I have tried really hard to give a realistic view of what life is like, the ups and downs of sailing and all that comes...
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Saving water on a sailboat

Saving water on a sailboat is not something I ever really thought about until I started to live on one. I am ashamed to admit that I have never been the worlds biggest eco-warrior. Sure, I dutifully did my recycling, I took my canvas bags to the supermarket and...
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Anchoring for idiots (by two idiots)

Life aboard has had some incredible ups recently, which I will of course rub in your faces sometime soon, but there is a dark side to sailing that you may not be familiar with. It’s name is anchoring. Anchors are famous sailing symbols. Their designs decorate bags and dresses,...
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Sailing in Argostoli, Kephalonia: A cruisers guide

Sailing to bustling Argostóli (Αργοστόλι), Kefalonia’s main harbour and a port of entry to Greece, was a little intimidating to us newbie sailors. So we decided to share what we had learnt in the hopes of making someone elses journey a little easier! Sadly much of Argostoli was destroyed by...
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Buying a sailboat to sail the world in

Before we started the process of buying a sailboat to sail the world in we had no idea what to do or how to go about finding out, so we’ve put our sailboat purchase experience into an easy summary for those of you thinking of doing the same. One...
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Sailing from Sicily to Greece

We found the perfect weather window and we were off. After a bilge pump boat hook exchange (our friends, Sailing Nomad, had a bilge pump related disaster hours before setting off on passage), we followed them out of Syracuse and into the deep blue. This was going to be...
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