We had a very special night last week....anchored all alone off a tiny islet on the north east coast of Aegina. Quite a few boats during the day anchored securely in 'proper' sand. Fortunately for us they all disappeared back to the mainland Athens direction, so we took advantage of this wonderful spot, just for us.
But has to be perfect conditions, as rather exposed....we we very lucky.
Then over to Nisos Salamis, for a short sail into the large bay of Salamis village. Spent a couple of quiet days, as no ferries, no charter boats, no flotillas, no tourists (except a few locals), in fact only saw one catamaran. But we did have one noisy night with gusts of 30 knots for more than 12 hours....needed to stay another day to recuperate!
I am writing from Korfos, a nice attractive near landlocked bay, back on the Peloponnese coast...very very laidback and sleepy...suits us fine. In fact we are alongside a small floating ponton for 4 euros a day, including water....pas mal!
35 degrees most days....we are into the sweltering heat of the summer...thankfully, we usually appreciate a breeze out at anchor, plus we can swim whenever to cool off...the cigales sing late into the night.....we eat late, well after sunset, consequently we remain out in the cockpit until at least midnight.
Francesco and Enrica, our charming Italian neighbours invited us for aperitifs last night...merci beaucoup! They are the proud owners of a beautiful Nauticat 385 called SHANGRI LA.
Also joined by their friends, Marisa and Rinaldo...a delightful Italian couple who live aboard their Amel Santorin ZOE.
We really do enjoy meeting interesting different people from other countries....a big part of our sailing life.
Looking forward to catching up with 'Stormy Petrel' next week....possibly in Epidhavros....only 9 miles from here!