Log #37a Into Portugal

Log #37a Into Portugal

Port Naos Aricife, Lanzarote, Canaries Oct. 30, 2005 Hi Folks, We are at a pleasant anchorage in Port Naos, a sheltered cove across from the big commercial port with two sandy beaches ringed by sharp edged lava rock on one side. On the other side we have a view of the container port with its
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Log #37b Porto to Lisbon

Log #37b Porto to Lisbon

Port Naos, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canaries Nov. 1, 2005 Hi Folks, This may be the second log you get at the same time as #37a, as, due to extreme frustration at being unable to send E-mail, I have had extra time to complete this one. We could have left three days ago, but I wanted to
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Log #37c Lisbon to Madeira

Log #37c Lisbon to Madeira

Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Nov. 13, 2005 Hi Folks, We are in a rolly anchorage off Puerto Morgan here on the south coast of Gran Canaria. There is no room at any of the marinas around as they are all occupied by the ARC and the NARC yachts which plan to leave the third week
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Log #37d Madeira

Log #37d Madeira

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Nov. 20, 2005 Hi Folks, We are pleasantly in a marina  with power and water, a few other boaters we know, and central to Santa Cruz, including an internet site with Wi-Fi by which I hope to send this log. I hope to send out a few more, plus the supplementary
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Log #37e The Madeira Islands

Log #37e The Madeira Islands

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands Nov. 28, 2005   Hi Folks,   I am starting this introductory letter before finishing the Log #37e which I will be posting below. Today, Monday Nov. 28th is for here, a cool (20˚C or 68˚F) grey drizzly day, with the wind swinging around to the south. The predominant
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Log #37f Madeira and Adrift to the Canary Islands

Log #37f Madeira and Adrift to the Canary Islands

Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands Dec. 6, 2005   Hi Folks,   We have left Tenerife and are back here on Gran Canaria for maintenance problems. Our water maker has died, can’t be repaired, and we have another one ordered, a PUR 40E, but expensive, 2500 Euros or about $3800 Canadian. In addition, our
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