Essaouira – An Unexpected Stop In Morocco

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On our way to the Canary Islands, we decided to make a stop in the fishing harbour of Essaouira in Morocco because the wind was to turn against us. Bernie and me had been eager to discover Morocco but since Moritz’s wife Anne and his daughter were already waiting for him in Lanzarote, it wasn’t Plan […]

Atlantic here we come!

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After a nice and relaxing week in Barbate, it was time to set sail again. This time we were joined by Moritz and his dad, Helmut. Moritz is guilty for introducing us to sailing on a very nice two-week sailing-trip in beautiful Greece, so it was an honour to have him aboard Naïma!! Packed with […]

Barbate!

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As we were waiting for our friend Moritz and his father to arrive in Barbate, we had a couple of days to discover Barbate and this region of Andalucía. The first thing we did, however, was to jump into the waves of the beautiful, and at this time of the year, lonely beach right next […]

Sailing the Gibraltar Strait

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Our trip towards Gibraltar started very gently. The sea was totally calm and there was no wind. So we motored and got used to the new situation of being only the two of us at sea. We took it easy, slept, ate, and slept again… it felt almost like on holidays! Pesto spaghetti… (Ela’s favorite…) […]