Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ready to leave… again

Elinca is ready to leave… again. This time across the Atlantic and heading for home.  Five new crew members join this morning and we hope to be away by lunchtime, aware always of the 4000 mile journey ahead of us … Continue reading

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Adventure2013 Welcome Home Party

This is your official invitation!  When Saturday 17 May 2014 Times and places          1pm to 4pm: ‘Elincanoon’ Tea (Elinca, Port Pendennis Marina, Falmouth)          5.30pm: Video showing and picture gallery (at the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club (RCYC), Greenbank, Falmouth TR11 … Continue reading


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Remembering Rio

I remember writing a blog when we last arrived in Rio, thinking on the trip we’d just completed and how, for all of us on board, it had been a huge step.  We’d grown together as a family, experienced the … Continue reading

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Another day in paradise

I’m late writing the blog this morning because we were having our last dip in the pleasantly cool (27oC) water of Ilha Grande. We stayed in a lovely little anchorage called Saco do ceu. The bay is tucked well into … Continue reading

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Run rainforest, run

We woke up early in our idyllic anchorage of Lagoa Azul to explore the amazingly clear waters with snorkels. Stripy Angel Fish were everywhere around us, with Cliggy pointing out some of the more unusual fish like a spiky scorpion … Continue reading

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Exploring the ocean floor

After a second night  on the end of the pier, we set off to a beautiful bay called Ilha De Macacos also know as Lagoa Azul. As we travelled to this beautiful bay Jon and I had the task of … Continue reading

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A day in Paraty

The rain has stopped. Yesterday was torrential and although the tide does flood the streets of Paraty most of the water on the floor came from the sky. We all went into town around midday having waited in vain for … Continue reading

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Water water everywhere

I’ve become a water baby over the last few days. I loved spending time in the water in our Isla Grande anchorage. I would swim all the way in to the beach, then snorkel the length of the beach looking … Continue reading

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