The Catamaran Adventures of Noel and Ceu
Subscribe to Updates!

Let us update you by email each time we make a post! Click here for details

Previous Posts
  • 2017 (25)
  • 2016 (23)
  • 2015 (19)
  • 2014 (25)
  • 2013 (35)
  • 2012 (49)
  • 2011 (45)
  • 2010 (33)
Worth Visiting:
Random Pics
img_6291 dsc08528 dscn2190-640 IMG_2236-640.jpg

Archive for 2011

Current Location: Cartagena, Murcia, SpainCurrent Position: 37 35.78 N 000 58.79 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 112 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereStainless steel rigging is subject to crevice corrosion. The problem with that is that you cannot see it until it actually breaks. Then it (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: Ejido, Andalucía, SpainCurrent Position: 36 41.74 N 002 47.51 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 128 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereAfter crossing the Gibraltar strait,  it was very impressive arriving in the large Algeciras Bay at dusk. I was surpised by how many huge (Click to Read More...)
We finally got our new Dynex Dux shrouds and put them up (with a little bit of hassle because of the length, but more on that in another post). Good thing too – when I got the old shroud down I could see that it had already pulled out about a 3 millimeters. Imagine (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: GibraltarCurrent Position: 36 9.45 N 005 21.92 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 84 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereWe had it all figured out. A neighbor in the marina lent us Colin Thomas’s guide to sailing the straits (yes, the same Colin from Summer (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: Almonte, Andalucía, SpainCurrent Position: 36 48.47 N 006 20.62 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 36 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereWe just left Sevilla 2 days ago. We had a great trip back down the River again. First day made it to about half (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: Sevilla, Andalucía, SpainCurrent Position: 37 20.65 N 006 1.36 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 19 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereIn 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. In 2011 we sailed the ocean blue. When we set off we had 3 GPS’s, detailed charts, (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: Rio Guadalquivir, SpainCurrent Position: 37 2.17 N 006 7.03 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 20 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereWell..Sailing through the river was different from being at sea. The scenery through the 40 miles of the river was very different. We started (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: Bonanza, SpainCurrent Position: 36 47.19 N 006 23.09 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 78 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereAfter being up half the night with me being sick with stomach cramps, we then arose with the dawn and set off from our anchorage (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: Aground at Culatra, PortugalCurrent Position: 37 0.54 N 007 48.12 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 35 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereWell, we aimed to leave out the east end of Culatra first thing in the morning on an ebbing tide. We almost made (Click to Read More...)
Did you enjoy the beautiful picture of our boat at the beach? Yes that was on Noel’s last blog. The truth is: I was sitting in front looking for shallows and Noel told me it was very deep there, over 5m he said. So I came and sit at the helm with him and within (Click to Read More...)