Hope's and Howard's Sailing Adventures

Atlantic Cruising on board Mazu

Mazu Departing Cartagena!

The wind finally subsided so we plan to depart Cartagena tomorrow morning.  Today was a beautifully sunny day so we were able to pack up the bikes and do the final boat preparations for a departure in the morning.  However, we don’t plan to go very far …. just around the corner to Mar Menor but it should at least allow us to check that all systems are functioning well.. Read More

Happy Easter from Cartagena!

Yes, we are still in Cartagena, partly because we both came down with colds on our return from the UK and then when we were healthy enough to leave, the weather didn’t cooperate.  It is still quite unsettled here and now a chilly, wet Easter weekend with strong gusty winds about.  We feel we made the right decision to remain here when we saw about 5 beautiful maxi yachts pull.. Read More