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Stevie P sails to the Americas
It is a dangerous business, going out of your door. You step on to the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.
My latest 5 diary entries

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23rd Oct 2009
A change of tack
Dear readers of my travel blog, I have decided to switch sites for my online travel journal. This will make it easier for me to write and upload photos while I'm on the road, which I can now do directly from my iPh...
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16th Sep 2009 - 21st Sep 2009
A storm is brewing
Luckily, or perhaps by design, none of our passages have required an early morning start. Thankfully, this allows for a lie-in and/or a morning of exploring before setting sail mid-afternoon. So having spent a bi...
1385 Words | 36 ReadsRead moreRead more

7th Sep 2009 - 16th Sep 2009
Here, there be beasties (small, flying, bloodthirsty ones)
For those that are interested, Vittoria is a 12m (40ft) long-keeled ketch. This makes it a very solid and stable yacht, very suitable for cruising (as opposed to racing). Roger, who has owned her for 20 years, h...
914 Words | 47 ReadsRead moreRead more

6th Sep 2009
The tale of the skipper, the cabin boy, and the prostitute
I arrived in Athens in the very early hours of Sunday morning, with a few hours to kill. I dropped my bag at the hotel where I would later meet the rest of the crew and started exploring the city.  I had wander...
418 Words | 67 ReadsRead moreRead more

5th Sep 2009 - 6th Sep 2009
10 things to do in Luton Airport departure lounge
After months of preparation (of sorts) and years of dreaming, today I'm setting off on my adventure. Although it's a bit of a false start as I'll be back again in 2 weeks. This is the warm-up, the prologue, t...
318 Words | 517 ReadsRead moreRead more

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