From 0 to 30 knots in SECONDS! (Ep. 27)


In episode 27 we encounter some typical Med sailing weather: sunny, warm, and very inconsistent wind! Our speed varies between 1 and 6 knots in the space of seconds, thanks to the crazy gusts that come down from the mountains and valleys of Ibiza. We also explore some caves and sail off our anchor. Check

Pizza cooking

Cooking On A Boat (No Oven, No Appliances)


Many people ask us how we cook on board – isn’t the galley too small? Don’t we miss having electrical appliances? Not really! As I (Elena) mentioned in our post about what we eat on board Kittiwake, we have a varied diet, which includes risottos, fish and vegetables, Parmigiana, “tortizzas”, and more. Check out that blog

Is Living On A Boat For You?


When we started looking into cruising and living on a sailboat full-time, I often secretly wondered whether it would be for me. I knew I’d love exploring new places, getting to see nature and wildlife often, and swimming most days. However, I had no idea whether cabin fever would drive me nuts, or how I’d react

the Bahamas of the Med

Sailing To The BAHAMAS Of The MED (Ep. 23)


After a quick rest to work and tidy the boat up, we sail south to Formentera. We weren’t prepared for how stunning this island would be. The crystal clear water and sandy beaches truly amazed us; we can only compare it to the Bahamas. We also take the chance to do some old school navigation; which