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It’s been a while coming, but here is our summary of our summer cruise 2018. Including a pie chart! Where and How Far Full details of our journey can be found by scrolling through the 2018 routes and blogs here.  We departed Roccella Ionica in Calabria, Italy on the 5th May […]

Summer Summary 2018


15th September: It was decision time…. Sardinia east coast or west coast…. When we’d been stuck on the windy day in Cala Taura, we made a ‘back-of-a-fag-packet’ plan to get us to Sicily. My preference was for the west coast as this was new cruising ground for us and a […]

West Sardinia – Prisons, Donkeys and The Wind Gives Us ...



Post via ssb Crossing from Sardinia (Calaforte) to Sicily (Winter Quarters- change of plan!!) Departure date Sunday 30th September, 2018 at noon. Eta 9am Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Tuesday 2nd October Noon Current Position: 37 33.61 N 12 32.78 E Speed: 5.1 knots Course: 119 deg Noon to Noon run […]

Position Report- High Seas


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Post via ssb Crossing from Sardinia (Calaforte) to Sicily (Mazara) Departure date Sunday 30th September, 2018 at noon. Monday 1st October Noon Current Position: 38 20.76 N 10 23.46 E Speed: 5.6 knots Course: 111 deg noon to noon run 115nm (not bad for an old girl in these conditions) […]

Position Report- High Seas


Test Post via ssb to check comms for crossing from Sardinia (Calaforte) to Sicily (Trapani) Scheduled departure date Sunday 30th September, 2018 at noon. Current Position: 33 06.02 N 08 18.21 E Speed: 0.0 knots Course: Anchored All well on board. BBq planned for this evening. Hoping for a reasonable […]

Position Report- High Seas



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Post via ssb from crossing from Sicily (Porto Palo) to the Adriatic (Otranto) Position: 38 28.99 N 17 08.13 E Speed: 5.7 knots Course: 029 deg All well on board. Currently crossing the scary Gulf of Squirrels. (no squirrels sighted, but did spot an inflatable pink turtle!) We have lost […]

Position Report- High Seas



Test Post via ssb in preparation for crossing from Greece to Sicily Position: 38 18.074 deg N 20 35.964 deg E Speed: 0.0knots Course: 350deg All well on board. Skip a.k.a M0EMR maritime mobile

Position Report




Emerald is a 1979 Kelly Peterson cutter, our home as we wander slowly around the watery world. This blog provides a place for us to document our travels and the work we do to upgrade and keep her maintained. We hope you enjoy it. To be kept up to date with the […]