Riposto Marina, Sicily After a weeklong lay-up in Catania for necessary repairs, we sailed up the North East coast of Sicily to Riposto. Our time in Catania was amazing because we had friends to visit with and it made a great base to see the city and the various towns and villages around Mount Etna.
On Facebook, through Twitter and even on LinkedIn I’ve been getting direct messages from friends and colleagues asking me if I’ve won the lottery. The quick answer is ‘no – we did not win the lottery.’ Ironically, however, for the past 10 years if someone asked us what we’d do if we did win the
This video shows me at my best and my worst! For the first time in my life, I spent 3 full days sailing. I experienced sunsets, moonlit evenings, continuous greetings from dolphins and I also experienced, sea sickness, a Force 10 storm and a longing for dry land! There are two other videos in this
If you haven’t watch the first video in this series, watch Sell Up and Sail Away Video – Sea Trails & Survey first. That movie shows us in Palma, Mallorca taking an Oyster 56′ out for a sea trail and to get her surveyed. After the trip and survey results, it wasn’t hard to confirm
Putting a video up on YouTube was a real act of courage! Actually, figuring out how to make a movie was probably the hardest part. I gave myself a crash course in iMovie and the result can be viewed below. This Sell Up and Sail Away Video was a real baptism of fire 🙂 Right,