Pix 30 Aug

Steve Coughlan
Tue 30 Aug 2016 17:00

29 Aug 1730hrs – Berthed in Marina di Orikum, south east corner of Gjiri Vlalores (a large bay).  Small marina, very shallow. Had dinner at local restaurant, very helpful young Albanian fellow served us an excellent and very well priced fresh fish dinner.


30 Aug 0700hrs – Depart Marina di Orkum. Very calm conditions so under motor sail sog 7.3kns.


30 Aug 1600hrs – Berthed alongside in Durres port. Very unusual berth in the main working port of Albania! Only yacht in the port. Captain Llambie was very helpful as agent in organising documentation.



Evening at Marina Di Orikum, south east corner of Gjiri Vlalores (a large bay)



Young Albanian waiter at local restaurant near Marina di Orikum



Captain Llambi and his daughter assist with port entry papers for Albania.



Unusual but very interesting berth in the port of Durres, the main commercial port for Albania





Hels was the best dressed person in the port!



Dinner in the bustling city of Durres. Albania will be visited again on the way out of the Adriatic and Dalmatian coasts.