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From the lush island of Madeira, we sailed Blue Heeler 270nm over two nights, to drop anchor at the rugged landscape at Lanzarote, one of seven islands that make up the Canary Islands. With 20-25kn on a beam reach for … Continue reading

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Sailing the world is full of surprises and often find ourselves in a place we had no intention to visit. Madeira is one such island – a surprising little gem in the big Atlantic. During our time at Madeira, the … Continue reading

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“Have some madeira, m’dear,You really have nothing to fear;I’m not trying to tempt you, that wouldn’t be right,You shouldn’t drink spirits at this time of night.Have some madeira, m’dear,It’s so very much nicer than beer.I don’t care for sherry, one … Continue reading

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It’s time to go. Already October and the change in weather from summer to autumn is noticeable. Daylight hours are getting shorter, although the sun is still warm and glorious – warm enough to enjoy but not too hot to … Continue reading

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