Arrived in Trapani

We just arrived here from the island of Favignana. It was supposed to be a quick, spirited sail in 20 knots plus but the wind struggled to stay with us and it was downwind - things can be easy! Favi ...

Palermo

Palermo has been a very successful stopover for Kincsem. We’re moored here in the Sitimar “marina” (a couple of docks, a functioning WIFI (unheard of!!) and not much else) and things are gett ...

Arrived in Palermo

The sail to Salina was as we've come to expect, upwind most of the way. But we don't mind if the breeze can be called such, which it could. We anchored just South of the harbor of Santa Maria Salina ...

On the way to Catania

We're sailing upwind in about 11 knots, heading North to Catania on the East Coast of Sicily. The sun is shining and it's reasonably warm - things are good. This is Kincsem's second day of sailing t ...

Marina di Ragusa

I'm sitting in the waiting room of the local gas plant in Ragusa. The objective is to have our French butane gas bottles - "les cubes" - filled. If successful, it would be a first outside France. ...

Marina di Ragusa-2

On October 23, the weather looked a little more manageable for our trip to Malta so we departed Sarande in a light Northerly breeze. First stop was Gouvia Marina on Corfu, to pick up a package that h ...