Journal of Fuga: Sailing Season 2011

How to find your way

We have been experimenting with the use of Google Maps to help you access details of our cruise this year. Click on the image below to open a map, which will in turn lead you to the narrative:

Daily log

Click on the links (where available) highlighted below to read the daily narrative with photos.

DatePlaceMilesNights in Marinas
22nd March-31st MayFitting out in Cagliari  
3rd-5th JuneCagliari to Porto Colom274 nm 
7th JunePorto Christo9 nm2 nights 67€
9th JunePorto Colom11 nm logged2 nights 13€
11th JunePuerto de Cala Figuera8 nm 
12th JunePorto Petro:
Cala des Homos Morts
3 nm 
13th JuneCala Mitjana4 nm 
18th JunePlaya des Carbo, SE Colonia de S Jordi21 nm 
19th JuneSanta Ponsa27 nm 
20th-26th JuneAnchored in Santa Ponsa  
27th JuneSan Telmo, Andraitx,
returned to Santa Ponsa
18 nm 
29th JuneLas Illetas, near Palma16.5 nm 
1st JulyC.N. Arenal8 nm99€ - our record to date!
3rd July Colonia de St Jordi 22 nm 
4th July Cabrera National Park14 nm logged 
5th July Porto Petro18 nm 
7th July Portals Vells 40 nm 
8th JulyArenal and anchored off Puerto Portals27 nm 
9th JulyCala Charraca, NE Ibiza58 nm 
10th JulyCala Binirras4 nm 
11th JulySan Antonio 13 nm 
12th JulyBay East of Llentrisca15 nm 
13th July Espalmador9.2 nm 
16th JulyOff Puerto de Savina2nm 
17th JulyEnsenada del Cabrito4 nm 
18th JulyEl Rinconet, Moraira63 nm 
19th JulyEnsenada de Albufereta40 nm 
20th JulySanta Pola Marina Miramar15nm8 nights, 390€
29th JulyTomas Maestre, Mar Menor39 logged 
30th JulyMazarron Bay37 nm 
31st July - 2nd AugustOn passage to Ceuta283 nm logged 
3rd AugustHercules Marina, Ceuta 65€ 2 nights
4th AugustPlaya de Getares, south of Algeciras17 nm 
7th AugustLa Linea 8 nm 
8th AugustQueeensway Quay, Gibraltar2 nm£GIB 37 for 2 nights
10th AugustLa Linea, Alcaidesa marina2nm€19 (€113 for 6 nights
11th-17th AugustLa Linea2 nm 
18th AugustAnchored at Sancti Petri63 nm logged 
19th-21st AugustSancti Petri  
22nd-23rd AugustGallerinas, San Fernando2nm, 9nm dinghy 
24th-25th AugustReturn to Sancti Petri2 nm 
26th AugustSancti Petri and Gallineras2 nm 
27th August to
2nd September
Sancti Petri again!2 nm 
3rd SeptemberPuerto del Santa Maria25nm3 nights €145
5th SeptemberCadiz (by ferry)  
6th SeptemberBeach outside El Puerto/Puerto Sherry2 nm 
7th SeptemberGuadalquivir, Bonanza27 nm 
8th SeptemberGuadalquivir, Gelves31 nm logged 
9th-12th SeptemberBelow Gelves, visit to Seville  
13th SeptemberGuadalquivir, Bonanza30 nm logged 
14th SeptemberBonanza 
15th SeptemberChipiona6 nm logged35€ 1 night incl.
16th SeptemberEl Rompido40 nm 
19th SeptemberEl Terron2 nm 
22nd SeptemberBack to El Rompido2 nm 
23rd SeptemberAyamonte, Guadiana27 nm 
26th SeptemberVila Real de San Antonio2 nm22€ 1 night
28th September
to 4th October
Anchored below Sanlucar on Rio Guadiana16 nm logged 
5th OctoberGuadiana: at Van do Areia12 nm logged 
6th OctoberAnchored below Pomarao6 nm logged 
7th OctoberGuadiana, just above Rio Vascao1 nm 
8th OctoberSanlucar6 nm 
10th OctoberDown river, near Almada de Ouro,Rio Guadiana8 nm 
11th OctoberVila Real de San Antonio7 nm22€ 1 night
13th OctoberTavira, after aborting Isla Christina28 nm 
18th OctoberOff Culatra island18 nm 
19th OctoberOlhao by dinghy4 nm 
20th OctoberOlhao with Fuga7.5 nm 
21st OctoberAnchorage off Faro7 nm 
26th OctoberIlha da Armona, Anchorage off Culatra14 nm 
27th OctoberBack to anchorage off Faro7 nm 
28th OctoberAnchored off Ilha da Armona8.5 nm 
29th OctoberDinghy trip up Ria, back to Culatra3 nm 
30th OctoberBack to Faro!7 nm 
31st OctoberOlhao and Culatra10 nm 
1st NovemberMarina de Lagos47 nm 

Future Plans

Winter 2011/2012Over winter in the Algarve, at Lagos
Summer 2012Visit the Azores, en route for the UK

For previous years follow these links:

SeasonFrom, ToVisitingJournal LinkSummary link
2004UK to Lagos, PortugalBrittany, Biscay France, N. SpainJournal 
2005Lagos to AlmerimarSt. Mary's Paddington!Journal Summary
2006Almerimar to CagliariMelilla, Balearics, Sardinia, CorsicaJournalSummary
2007Cagliari and backTunisia, Sicily, Croatia, IonianJournalSummary
2008Cagliari to MarmarisMalta, Ionian, Peloponese, AegeanJournalSummary
2009Marmaris to AlanyaHalkidiki, N. Sporades, Evia channelJournalSummary
2010Alanya to CagliariCyprus, Crete, IonianJournal Summary
2011Cagliari to LagosBalearics, SW Spain, PortugalThis pageSummary