Posts from 'Portugal: Algarves'

Laurent was flying out of Faro so we began edging our way east along the coast. Leaving Lagos we were blessed with a perfect day of sailing. No engine needed, the winds were exactly where we wanted them as we glided past stunning sandstone cliff faces. The grottos that we experienced in Lagos seemed to […]

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Racing Rosario in Lagos

Posted by David Newhoff on August 5th, 2007

After arriving from the Azores and completing the Atlantic Crossing, we stayed in the marina without doing any sailing for a week. The rest was nice, but we soon felt the hunger to sail. The local sailing club (Lagos Navigator’s Club) was holding a friendly regatta and we figured why not. It was the first […]

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Guess what?? We’re in Spain now! I’ll attempt to bring you up to date on what we’ve been up to. David’s friend Laurent made a spontaneous visit to us from France which was such a treat! He flew into Lisbon and we rented to car to go up and meet him and take advantage of […]

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Resting in Lagos

Posted by David Newhoff on July 6th, 2007

It’s hard to describe the tranquility on Rosario right now. A week ago the boat was pounding through tall seas while healed at 45 degrees. Motionless in the marina, we find it hard to believe it’s even on water anymore. We love the change. Lagos is a wonderful seaside, European town. The streets are all […]

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Joy of Joys

Posted by Tni Newhoff on June 29th, 2007

We made it! We are now officially on the European Continent…terra firma and it feels so good! Our last leg took exactly six days. It was a tough one (surprise, surprise). In part b/c we were just so close that we could taste it and in part b/c our rotten luck continued. We started feeling […]

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