Astipalea is far from neighbouring islands - our next stop Kos town was 7 hours away - but it is an island well worth visiting. There are many lovely anchorages and coves to tuck into, particularly along the southern coast. The well protected bay you see in the attached images is called Ormos Agrilithi, situated on the south east coast. It feels very remote and we were the only yacht anchored there. There is a small church and what looks like the remains of an old pottery fac
We enjoyed our 7 hour passage from Astipalea to Kos 2 days ago. Our fist hour was in light winds at 60 degrees. We unfurled the Code 0 and watched as Astipalea disappeared behind us. The wind dropped completely and for the next two and a half hours we motored across flat blue seas. As we approached the northern coast of Kos, the wind began to fill in directly astern. Perfect conditions for "Lady in Red" our Wingaker parasail. With our Code 0 up we can usually get our boat spe
We pick up plastic trash in almost every bay and cove in which we anchor along our journey. We are currently anchored in a tiny bay on the island of Astipalea in the the middle of the Aegean sea of Greece. We have a 7 hour sail ahead of us tomorrow to Kos and it took us 5 hours to reach here from Amorgos. Basically it is far from anywhere. Yet on this tiny beach behind us which is 65 metres long (I paced it along the waterline) we collected 68 plastic caps from water and cold
Images, videos and words from Above, On and Below LADY ROSLYN.