S3#51. Ships Bombed in Red Sea!! Should we risk it???? Portofino 52 Update and Cruising Turkey

S3#51. Ships Bombed in Red Sea!! Should we risk it???? Portofino 52 Update and Cruising Turkey

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Join us as we take our Patreons from Gocek Bay, Turkey to Santa Claus Island and Oludeniz, a specular calm anchorage with high cliffs around that make a paraglider paradise!

We also share another Portofino 52 update with the troubling Red Sea ship bombings by the Houthi rebels that are now stopping ships using the Red Sea. This risks supplies getting to Dubai and increasing freight for many countries around the world. It also was the way we were going to sail the Portofino 52 to the Med – we will have to see if new plans will need to be made… Our engines arrive and the extra waterline length on the hull sterns are being welded in.

We take our Leopard 45 up a narrow and UNMARKED channel that is also not of the charts so have a nail biting episode, knowing how disaster can occur so easily…

We visit Santa Claus Island where the real St Nicolas lived in the 4th century. With some more sailing lessons we take the Patreons on to Oludeniz for a spectacular time…

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