to……Maderia

 

First Here!
First Here!

 

Unlike most trips starting in March!

we have had a superb “Trade Wind” passage from Itchenor to Madeira with poled out genoa, goose winged ninety percent of the way.

 

 

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After enjoying a brief respite in La Coruna and  a delightful evening at the Jamboneria – La Leonesa which should not be missed by all sailors passing through (in the old quarter).

 

Here Mike left us.

 

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The run down to Madeira in five and quarter days was text book, Picking up a tired hitch hiker on the way .

 

We berthed in Marina Quinta de Lorde, as Funchal was full for Easter.   After an exciting bus ride to Funchal where we visited the tourist traps.  The following day we walked a couple of the local levadas, superb.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow we set off for San Sebastian, La Gomera.

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