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Welcome to Corfu!

Current Location: Paleokastritsa, Corfu
Current Position: 39 40.4 N 019 42.5 E Click to view map.
Distance sailed since last post: 193 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track here

After 51 hours of mixed sailing and motoring, we have just anchored on the west coast of Corfu in a small bay with resorts at the head. We covered the 253 nautical miles at an average just under 5kts.

The sail started off with 25kts of wind driving us along at 8 knots, and finished with 16kts of wind driving us along at 8kts with the spinnaker up. But in between it was mostly too calm, so we had a lot of motoring.

That, however, was expected. We had chosen this weather window in order to avoid the rest of the time when it is just ongoing NNE winds – basically a beat the whole way. This way we had the wind, such as there was, with us instead of against us, which is always a plus.

So here we are.

The sun is shinning, the clock has gone forward another hour (now 10 hours ahead of BC, and 2 hours ahead of UK), and the tourists are all madly dashing about in motor boats, pedaloes, and towed bananas. All having a great time – to which we have added some additional spectator entertainment, especially with Ceu doing the laundry on the foredeck!

Of course, the challenge is finding an internet connection. But if you are reading this that means we figured that one out – probably by going to the bar ashore. Then, I guess, we need to find a town that can sort us out with some 3G connection, somehow, somewhere.

Then, tomorrow, we will start to explore…

One Response to “Welcome to Corfu!”

  • Wolf K:

    That sounds like nice sailing Noel. 5kts average… you have fast cat.
    Kelowna is hot and I am going sailing but not for 51 hours.
    Enjoy the ouzo

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