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Old 20-01-2008, 08:41   #1
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I found this forum surfing for info for Corsica and could not believe it when I found uptodate details on the jimbaerselman site. We have cruised from Guernsey to Almeria 3/12 sailing in the shoulder months and 3/12 working to pay in summer and winter. We are due back in april and I am keen to find a safe place for a july / august haul out expecting the Balearics to be expensive but wondering if Corsica or Sardinia might be better. Then we would head south in early autumn to try to avoid the seasonal winds in that area. I would be glad for any advice and tips based on this provisional plan.


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Old 23-01-2008, 02:45   #2
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I am Raffa from Rome, Italy.

I wouldn't suggest Sardinia, since it is very expensive. July and August are high season in Italy so Sardinia will be very crowed.
Now I don't have suggestions for you, but I will think about it, and if I will have some ideas I will wright you back.

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Old 24-01-2008, 12:26   #3
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Aloha D&F,
I can't help with your questions but can say, Welcome aboard!!
Someone here might be able to answer.
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Albufera, Portugal - has a new, fully equipped and serviced marina but costs for a 34ft Cat were loosely quoted as 5k euro per year. We fly into Faro from Southampton and see many boats anchored in the river estuary network there.
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Old 25-01-2008, 03:42   #5
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Dear Friend

It is possible to ancour near Faro in a place called "Colatra" Free off charge it is a very nice place to stay and you have same facilities supplyed by the local people like water no energy.

If is necessary there I will send the coordenates.

During the summer periud I'm also beetwin Abufeira Marina and Colatra.

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