Magnificent Malta

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“… Under repeated fire from the skies, Malta stood alone but unafraid in the centre of the sea, one tiny bright flame in the darkness – a beacon of hope for the clearer days which have come. Malta’s bright story of human fortitude and courage will be read by posterity with wonder and with gratitude through all the ages. What was done in this island maintains the highest traditions of gallant ... Continue Reading

VIDEO: Greece to Malta passage

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Two nights and three days, or precisely 62 hours after dropping our lines early morning in Pilos, Greece, we were setting anchor in the darkness off old-town Valletta, Malta. Crossing the southern Ionian Sea from east to west was our longest passage to date, and likely the last until finally my darling departs the Mediterranean via Gibraltar later this year. Already somewhat behind schedule due ... Continue Reading