Monthly Archives: August 2011


Our paperwork is finally done, our boat is packed and the winds are in our favour. ¬†Within the hour, we’re going to hoist are sails and head towards France. Our time in Spain and Barcelona in particular has been filled with olive infused foods, hot days and preparations. ¬†The sky...
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Sailboat Living and Ancient Olive Trees

The sun continues to bake in Barcelona as we ready for our upcoming voyaging.Colin, Leif, and I have fully moved into our sailboat, and are loving life on the water.Our boat is situated in Port Olimpic Marina right in the heart of Barcelona.Within walking distance are wide sandy beaches, numerous...
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Boats, Olive trees and Pickpockets

It’s been ten days since Julie, Leif and I left from Comox, and we`re pleased to say we have finally found the boat we will be sailing the Mediterranean in.It’s a 28 foot Spanish-built Sumplast.The process of searching for the right boat has not been easy.Since arriving in Madrid, we’ve...
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