Hope's and Howard's Sailing Adventures

Atlantic Cruising on board Mazu

Datça to Bodrum via Pamalut and Knidos

Our last blog was a bit after the fact because we ran out of data on our Turkish SIM card, just at publishing time.  It took three more stops until we were able to find a Turkcell dealer and top up our minutes.  In the interim, the blog was published without photos using wifi from a bar.  The photos have since been added so, in case you have’t already seen.. Read More

Exploring More of the Carian Coast – Bozburun, Keçi Bükü and Datça

From Bozuk Bükü, we anticipated stronger winds once past the first headland as there is just a 4-mile stretch of water between it and the Greek island of Symi.  A   reef in the main turned out to be prudent initially when sailing close-hauled in about 20 knots of wind but we soon shook it out as the wind dropped and we were reaching around the second headland and entering.. Read More