In the village of Ronda
With Moonshadow snug in the Queensway Quay Marina in Gibraltar, the Windies and us set off in a hire car to see a bit of inland Spain.
“The Rock” viewed from the anchorage at La Linea
The Rock of Gibraltar began to show its outline through the overcast from a range of about ten miles. We had lifted the anchor earlier that morning just as a brilliant red sun breached the horizon and had already motored more than 40 miles in dead calm [...]
Isla del Esparto off the east coast of Ibiza
We departed Sant Antoni de Portmany on the Island of Ibiza early in the afternoon, attempting to time our passage so we would make landfall in Cartagena, on the mainland coast of Spain, after sunrise. It was late in the season and the sun rises at nearly [...]
Sunset at the Cafe del Mar
We departed the anchorage at Playa Palmanova on the island of Mallorca under a spectacular crimson sunrise. No need for these sailors to take warning-conditions were perfect for a day of sailing. The breeze filled in shortly after we got under way and we had an excellent 52 mile passage [...]