Log #19D Mallorca and Insurance Considerations

Log #19D Mallorca and Insurance Considerations

Log #19D Mallorca and Insurance Considerations February 2 to March 16, 2001 We arrived in Puerto De Andratx about 1000, completing the 14 hour hand steering ordeal after the roller furling broke. We went into the Club de Vela, resembling a refugee ship, with tattered genoa flapping from a twisted roller furling headstay that looked
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Log #19E Palma & Transmission Problems

Log #19E Palma & Transmission Problems

Log #19E Palma & Transmission Problems February 3 to March 20, 2001 I key this into my laptop on a beautiful warm (25C) sunny day here in downtown Palma, alongside the concrete wall in a no man’s stretch of pier between Pier 46 and the new marina under construction. No security, water, or electricity, but
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Log #19F Palma – More Problems

Log #19F Palma – More Problems

Log #19F Palma – More Problems March 14 – 21, 2001 Once we were safely at anchor in Las Illetas (39 32.0N, 002 35.4E), we soon realized the shaft separation was something we could not fix ourselves. We called Paul who gave us a few contacts to call, but unfortunately after four or five calls,
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Log #19G On the hard at Palma

Log #19G On the hard at Palma

Log #19G On the hard at Palma March 19 – 28, 2001 We limped into the city pier along Passeo Maritimo because our prop shaft was held on to our transmission by only a hose clamp. Peter, a very co-operative mechanic, had tried for several days (two to three hours each time) to remove, retap
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Subject: Log #19i Cabrera and Calas

Subject: Log #19i Cabrera and Calas

Subject: Log #19i Cabrera and Calas (Note – this log was misnumbered, and as such there is no Log #19h) Porto Cristo, Mallorca April 10, 2001 Hi Folks, We’re alongside (standard Mediterranean mooring, bows on with a stern line) here in Porto Cristo at a very economical 500 pesetas ($4.00 Cdn) a day. Lovely weather,
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Log #19M North Coast of Mallorca

Log #19M North Coast of Mallorca

Log #19M North Coast of Mallorca April 14 – 16,  2001 We took Sprite for a leisurely long dinghy ride around the inner end of Bahia de Pollensa. The west and south sides are fringed with about three miles of sandy beaches right around to Puerto del Barcares in the southwest corner. Ominously, there was
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Log #19n Rendering Assistance in Soller

Log #19n Rendering Assistance in Soller

Log #19n Rendering Assistance in Soller Puerto de Pollensa, Mallorca May 3/01 Hi Folks, We’re back in Pollensa, on Mallorca after having a few lovely days on Menorca. We’ll be going back there on Saturday the 5th hopefully. Please excuse this second log arriving at the same time as Log #19m. I would like to
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Log #19p Problems in Pollensa

Log #19p Problems in Pollensa

Log #19p Problems in Pollensa Port de Pollensa, Mallorca Started May 10, finished May 15th, 2001 Covers the period April 25 to May 4th, 2001 As mentioned in my last log, we arrived back at Port de Pollensa on the 24th. After dragging anchor near midnight, we re-anchored closer in, still in only 10 feet
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Log #19Q Pollensa, Cala Formentor & Mahon

Log #19Q Pollensa, Cala Formentor & Mahon

Log 19Q Pollensa, Cala Formentor & Mahon May 5 – 17,  2001 While in Palma on the 4th, we picked up our new Navtex, a dedicated weather receiver covering all of Europe including the Med, and in English. We had addressed it to be sent to Paul and Mary in Andratx, but as their address
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