|In beginning March we flew back to Cantana 3, resting on the hard in Crotone, Italy. During the winter the boat yard have sand (slurry) blastered her, removing all old anti-foul since many years build-up.
Lovely to be back onboard a monohull, a real sailing yacht !
|Returning to Crotone, Italy from Tobago, West Indies, what a difference !!!||Enjoying the very free and "creative" car parking ...||... and the beautiful fruit + veggie market.||Also enjoying sanding / filling, sanding / filling, sanding, applying 6 layers of epoxy ...|
|... and finally applying 5 layers of CopperCoat giving a chocolate color.|
|Sailing direct to our favorite city Siracusa in Sicily. Here in evening light ...||In the mornings visiting the splendid fish and veggie market.||Taking the bus up to the old beautiful city Noto, an UN heritage city.|
|...again enjoying a sunset in the Med.|
|Beautiful Vulcano island north of Sicily is sligthly active ...||... can I fill our gas bottles here?||Stromboli island||Its not bad with a house, also ?||On the way up to the vulcano, 916 m over sea level|
|At the top after 3 hours HARD trekking !||Back to our favorite city Siracusa. Here with our friend Sy Rondinara.|
|In mid Oct we sailed to the very nice and new Marina di Ragusa in southeast Sicily. This will be our winter port for 2010/11.||25 km from the marina is the beautiful main city of Ragusa.||One of many beautiful entrees to a house.|
|The beautiful old part of Ragusa called Ibla.||The gorgeous inland of Sicily|
|Wishing you all a Fantastic 2011 !|
|One of the many nicely decorated houses in Ragusa - Ibla|