Catania to Taormina 23 August 2013
Catania to Taormina ( DTG: 23.5nm )
Crew: Frank, Jackie and Karl
Weather fine. Wind NNE 4 Fuel: 425 litres
13:45 After saying goodbye to Ellie, who leaves us to return to the UK and a christening in Liverpool, and settling the marina charges for the four nights we slip our moorings. Today Karl is skippering.
We motor sail the whole way.
17:15 37:50.42N 15:16\ 82E Taormina We have dropped anchor into sand north side of Taormina Bay rather than take a 70€ a night mooring buoy offered by a very prosperous George Rizzo of Yachthotel!!! Passage time: 3 hrs.
J books a
snorkelling trip for the three of us for tomorrow morning with
a local dive company.
We eat aboard and have an early night. A beautiful night a full moon lighting up this beautiful bay.