Having spent a couple of weeks in Epidavros harbour on anchor and visiting the sites, we left this very "velcro port" to head further west to the well sheltered anchorage of Korfos, still on the north coast of the Peloponnese.
We visited here last year having transited the Corinth Canal, followed by a lovely gentle sail.
This time spent a week, meeting up with boaty friends and swimming lots, and sailed back to the island of Poros to provision-up and fill our water tanks, before setting off to ex...
It is "Meltemi" time of year in the Aegean, a North East wind that blows for 2 or 3 days to three weeks in the summer, depending on the sea area. Even cargo ships sometimes have to hide from it until it drops.
We spent June exploring the west side of Evia, seeing places we had missed on the way up last year.
We sailed to Karavos, arriving in 30 knots of wind with lots of big gusts coming off the high mountains.
Karavos is no longer the commercial harbour it once was, the derelict c...