Monthly Archives: September 2015

Greece. Day 8

Day 8 Sept 12 Saturday Weather hot. Kefalonia island to Poros (still on Island of Kefalonia) Today we experienced a mix of winds, from dead calm to over 20 knots. Over around 6 hours we started with just the head … Continue reading

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Greece. Day 7

Day 7 September 12 Saturday Warm with variable winds Kefalonia cove to Poros ( still on island of Kefalonia) Today we experienced a mix of winds, from dead calm to over 20 knots. Over 6 hours we started with just … Continue reading

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Greece. Day 6

Day 6 Argostoli to cove on Kefalonia Island somewhere  September 11 Friday  Weather warm A short sailing day where we tacked across the strait for 2 or 3 hours anchoring in a small bay on our own for delightful afternoon … Continue reading

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Greece Day 5

Day 5 September 10. Thursday Early morning looked better but changed quickly to rain and strong winds Nikolaos to Argostoli on the island of Kefallinia Checking our wet clothes and strewn gear from the previous night we made the call … Continue reading

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Greece Day 4

Day 4¬†September 9. Wednesday Weather light winds and warm but overcast. Ithika to Nikolaos on the island of Zakinthos Our aim was to go further but we called onto the tourist town of Port Nicholas famous for its shipwreck and … Continue reading

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Greece. Day 3

Day 3 September 8.  Tuesday Weather hot again. Astakos to the island of Ithaki Weather hot again and light winds but after several hours arrived at fantastic cove and stayed on anchor (plus 2 ropes tied off to rocks) to … Continue reading

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Greece. Day 2

Day 2 September 7 Monday Kalamos to Astakos (on mainland) Weather hot. Sailed to swimming cove again. Beautiful spot with turquoise waters. Swam to shore again. Nice lunch on board and off towards Astakos but thought we would stay on … Continue reading

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Greece Day 1

Day 1. September 6 Sunday Lefkas to Kalamos (island) Left port about 9.30 am Weather hot. Sailed and motored for 2 hours before pulling into a small bay for swim. Anchored about 100 metres off beach. Some civilisation about 1 … Continue reading

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Lefkas, Greece

Arrived last night at 10 pm. Caught up with friends. Tough trip meeting friends at airport and then on bus for an hour through not the best parts of Athens with 39 degrees and no aircon.  Arrived at intercity bus … Continue reading

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Arrived in Athens

28 hours since leaving Melbourne. Overv 30 degrees this afternoon. We have booked dinner for 8pm on the hotel rooftop restaurant . ¬†Looking to do a tour tomorrow to the big historic sites in central Athen. Acropolis and other stuff. … Continue reading

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