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Week 9,10,11 and 12 – Yamas time!

I’ve been a bit slack of late updating the sailing part of the blog. This is down to a few reasons, the first being time, the second the availability of WiFi and third the ability to [...]

Week 8: 3rd time lucky in Trizonia

I’ve finally ‘come down’ from all the paint fumes (see last week’s exciting installment of how I decorated the loo). It means that I can now concentrate on other things like – fasting… and then eating [...]

Weeks 5&6: birthdays and spa days

We’ve been mixing it up the last week or so staying in the busy and not so busy anchorages and harbours of Kithnos, Dokos, Hydra and now Poros. As much as I love waking up to [...]

Week 3: Island hopping

I can’t believe how quickly the days are passing us by and it’s not like we’re idle. Far from it. This week we sailed from Samos, through the Eastern Sporades, the Northern Dodecanese and to the [...]

Week 2: A potter in Pythagorion

This week has, thankfully, been without any visits to Doctors or the near loss of limbs and we have sailed – talk about progress! As I type we’re moored in Pythagorion, Samos about a boat’s length [...]

Week 1: You can never be fully prepared

So, myself and the kids have been on board for just over a week and already there have been a few ‘incidents’. Oh and did I mention we haven’t left the marina yet? As much as [...]

Sailing the Greek Islands

I warned you yesterday that I was going to bore you with our sailing route. You’ve got off lightly until now so just indulge me a little, please. Here’s the first leg of our passage around [...]

Getting ready to leave…

In less than a month we’ll be in the final stages of getting to our boat. As you can imagine, there’s a bit both mentally and physically to get ready before then… When you’re downsizing from [...]

My ‘IPT’ is back

Today I woke up a lady who has dozed off for well, quite a few years actually. My Inner Personal Trainer or IPT as I call her. Anyone who reads my blog will know that I [...]

2013: The year to sail away

Hello! The start of the New Year seems an appropriate time to introduce a new page to my blog. After many years of talking about it we’re finally taking the plunge. In Spring 2013 we will [...]

Yay, we’re on holiday!

Hello! Me and my trusty crew are on a sailing holiday until the 5th January. I will be tweeting a daily postcard @ mummyratesit so please follow us there. No doubt there’ll be plenty of high [...]