Cyclades Regatta 2017: A thrilling sail from Paros to Serifos

Cyclades Regatta 2017: A thrilling sail from Paros to Serifos 13 AUGUST, 2017 Sailing Sailing races Greece By Helen Iatrou Videography and photography by Carlo Raciti www.carloraciti.com Winds gusting up to 44 knots, wild waves almost three metres high crashing across...
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Cyclades Regatta 2017 Syros-Paros: Man overboard (almost)!

Cyclades Regatta 2017 Syros-Paros: Man overboard (almost)! 04 AUGUST, 2017 Sailing Sailing races Cyclades By Helen Iatrou Videography and photography by Carlo Raciti www.carloraciti.com Aeolus failed to heed our pleas to blow a little wind our way on the first race...
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Cyclades Regatta 2017: A peek into pre-race preparations

Cyclades Regatta 2017: A peek into pre-race preparations 22 JULY, 2017 Sailing Sailing races Greece With its scattered archipelago of islands that number some 6,000, of which 227 are inhabited, and a long, hot summer, Greece has long been a much-loved sailing holiday...
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Crewing on our first offshore sailing race – in the rain

Crewing on our first offshore sailing race - in the rain 22 JUNE, 2017 Sailing Sailing races By Helen Iatrou Soaked to the bone from the waist down, a little cold and exhausted but in a state of unfettered bliss. That’s how we felt as we walked through the door of our...
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We got our sailing licences!

We got our sailing licences! 26 MAY, 2017 Sailing Sailing lessons "This is not the end. This is only the beginning," as accomplished yachtsman and respected educator Kostas Manthos, who heads our local sailing club, always tells us. We excitedly gathered at the...
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Playing with cats at the East Med Yacht Show

Playing with cats at the East Med Yacht Show 22 MAY, 2017 Sailing Yacht shows Lovingly-restored classic cutters, yawls, catamarans and sleek mega-yachts rubbed fenders at the East Med Yacht Show, held in early May in Greece’s port city of Piraeus. We managed to head...
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