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Old 10-08-2007, 15:51   #1
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Question sailing in the Med

Hi there,

I am planing a trip and looking for info on sailing the Med.
Would like to know if anyone spent a year or more there and could share itinerary, living cost and other info i should know.


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Old 13-08-2007, 04:36   #2
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I too would be interested in some responses to the question.
I wish I'd done this sooner!
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Old 16-08-2007, 16:13   #3
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ME TOO. We are planning to ship our boat to theMed and then cruise for a year or two.
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i wish i could help more living there but not sailed around but know it well i anybody needs a good free see card with gps look for sea clear II its free or chart world

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Old 22-08-2007, 10:14   #5
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I have been sailing the Med for 50 years now...Hot , Hot indeed. Moneywise it is about 50 dollars per day, fuel, food, marina fees etc.
the best places are the Balleric islnds, Turkey and old Ugoslavia.write to me if you want more information

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