On ferry to Turkey

Once is not customary, it is as second that I embarked for this 1200 mile ferry aboard Lady of the Tropics, a 28-metre schooner on plan Auzépy Brenneur. I found this venerable lady of 30 years in the “great forms” of the Seyne-sur-Mer, the darses of the old shipyards dedicated to welcoming large yachts as […]

Motor ship captain

I committed some infidelities this summer to my first love, momentarily abandoning sailing for the engine. Flying speedboats or semi-rigids in the vicinity of Marseille, for customers who have booked a boat for the day but do not have a permit, it is a very nice way, between two boardings of longer duration, to change […]

Second in ferry on a Lagoon 620

Once is not custom, it is as second that I embarked on this Lagoon 620 for a quick conveyance from Canet-en-Roussillon to Porto-Vecchio. After returning from the West Indies in the spring, this charter catamaran had been under construction in Canet for the essential revision and maintenance work before the Mediterranean season, and it was […]