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Old 30-01-2022, 12:04   #16
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Re: Heading down the Spanish and Portuguese coast next year. Best anchorages?

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We got around Finisterre before stopping because we would have been windbound along the northern Spanish coast. That is pretty common along that coast, so I hear. There are quite a few places to choose from after you get around the corner. We went to Lisbon before stopping but there are many choices
Yep I heard about the wind issue, but we are in no rush and have several months time to sail the northern coast, which, as someone higher up mentioned already seems a great area to explore.

Still I am wondering if it's not a good compromise to sail to Gijon and explore Bilbao and Santander by train from there before heading west.
That way we may not need tooooo many favorable weather windows with regards to wind direction to go west.
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