La Coruna to Spanish Rias
Camarinas is unremarkable, despite its reputation as a particularly charming stop-over. Sunday night and food is scarce (a lesson we are learning about Sunday evenings in small town Spanish resorts). Nevertheless the welcome is warm and the marina has basic but good showers and loos. We eat in the plastic/glass extension of the local Sailing Club, which still manages to retain a certain air of formal gathering that characterises Spanish Sailing Clubs.
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On to Ria de Muros we reef the sails very cautiously in anticipation of Finisterre’s fearsome reputation. We sail peacefully past but not without Finisterre booming her siren at us as a reminder of where we are, and the occasional gust of 20+ knots still managing to carry us along at 6+ knots despite our well reefed main, jib and only full staysail.
We anchor off the first sheltered beach in the Ria de Muros and relax. It feels that we have reached the next significant phase of the journey, and that we are now heading South!
have thoroughly enjoyed our journey along the North coast of