The town of Villefranche
Heading west from the Riviera of Italy, we had intended to stop in Monaco for a few days to see how the other tenth of 1% live. A wicked swell was rolling in from the south to which both of the anchorages near town were exposed. Monaco is reported to have the [...]
A view out over Byron’s Grotto and up the Ligurian Coast.
The mainland coast of Italy lying along the northern part of the Tyrhennian Sea offers the cruising sailor almost no real protected anchorages. Anyone wishing to visit Rome must choose between an expensive marina or a dodgy tie-up in a working boat yard. Having been [...]