Getting here….

Getting here….

Part 1: Hey all, If you’ve been following along, you can probably tell that this has been quite a ride. As we sit here in Cascais (just outside Lisbon, Portugal) on a rainy and windy day, I figured I’d take some time to write a bit how we got here and a little insight...
Bay of Biscay and 18 hours in hell

Bay of Biscay and 18 hours in hell

Since this post covers a span of nearly one week in time, we’ll leave the days in there as a sort of timeline. Enjoy!  Tuesday October 23, 2018– We have been sailing for about 5 hours now. The wind is cold, but the sun is still warm.  I’ve found that the fresh...
The day before we leave France!

The day before we leave France!

On Sunday, we worked out a plan with our new captain, Pietro, for our sail across the Bay of Biscay! We checked the weather, and it seems the best time to leave is Tuesday morning. By the time this reaches your inbox, we will already be sailing away from France! ...
Delivery captain debacle

Delivery captain debacle

Our initial plan was to have our delivery captain, Nicolas, meet us on 10/5 and we would do any additional provisioning / prep and hopefully leave Les Sables d’Olonne by 10/7. Since our broker provided the delivery captain for three days, we wanted his assistance to...