Log #28a Winter at Kemer Marina, Maintenance and Politics

Log #28a Winter at Kemer Marina, Maintenance and Politics

Kemer, Turkey March 14, 2003 Hi Folks, It’s been a long time since my last epistle, but this will bring you up to date partly. As this is a long one, this intro will be short. The last two thirds of the log are about the politics in Turkey. We feel quite comfortable here, and
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Log #28b Marina life Part 1

Log #28b Marina life Part 1

Kemer, Turkey March 18, 2003 Hi Folks, Here’s the next log of our winter in Turkey. Activities are increasing here as we get ready for the next season sailing, which for many starts in April. I am sure similar activities go on in yacht clubs, sailing clubs and marinas all over North America and Europe.
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Log #28c Marina Life Part 2

Log #28c Marina Life Part 2

Kemer, Turkey March 29, 2003 Hi Folks, Here is my last log about marina life. I think other marinas will pale in comparison to the rich social life we have experienced here at Kemer and the hospitality of the Turkish people. I still find myself feeling compassion for the situation Turkey finds itself in regards
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Log #28d Trying to leave Kemer

Log #28d Trying to leave Kemer

Kemer, Turkey April 7th, 2003 Hi Folks, Things are fine for us as we await good weather to take off. Veleda is ready for sea. We have the passarelle and bicycle lashed on deck, Sprite operational and back on the dinghy tow, and all our jerrycans filled with diesel and gas. That was our most
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Log #28e Off at last!

Log #28e Off at last!

Marmaris, Turkey April 12, 2003 Hi Folks, We are not in Marmaris yet, but will be when I send this later today. We are checking out of Turkey from Marmaris rather than going to Bodrum as planned. Then we will enter Greek waters at Symi, and gunkhole through a few Greek islands to be in
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Log #28f Leaving Turkey & Entering Greece

Log #28f Leaving Turkey & Entering Greece

April 17, 2003 Hi Folks, This will be my last log in the Log#28 series from Turkey, and I will next start with Log #29a in Greek waters. I already miss the courtesy and friendliness of the Turks as compared to the uncaring abruptness of the Greeks as indicated in the letter I have pasted
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