Gibraltar at Last!!! 36:08:95N 05:21:24W

Zipadedoda of Dart
David H Kerr
Sat 8 Sep 2007 18:40

Quick Blogg.


The weather gods were kind today, in as much that there were no strong winds or big seas today.


It was a pleasant motor down here, 40nm and all the drama of passing Tarifa and then slowly the rock of Gibraltar emerges. It was quite misty so very hard to get any decent pictures. But we will post what we can tomorrow.

As we came through the Straits of Gibraltar we saw a massive Minkie whale. About the same length as Zipadedoda, but too far off to even bother with the camera. Jennie also spotted a pod of Dolphins as we came into the bay.


We are in Marina Bay, which is right next to the airport runway. Bit of a dump, with huge building site next door, and loads of semi-derelict “live aboard” boats, interspersed with some very new, very expensive big boats. The staff are a mixed bunch. Of which anon……………………..

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