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Corinth, Greece

Photo: Gyatso motoring in the Gulf of Corinth. Credit: Lisa Borre.
Gyatso motoring in haze and no wind the Gulf of Corinth. The sky and water appeared as one that day. Credit: Lisa Borre.

Logbook Entry

Dates: 09/14/09 – 09/16/09
Distance: 39 nm
Sailed from: Galaxidi
Lat: 37°56.5’N
Long: 22°56’E

Two nights we waited here for the Corinth Canal to re-open on Wednesday (closed on Tuesdays). Laundry is on the line and provisions are onboard.

On the first night, we took a berth along the fisherman’s quay because according to David, the friendly owner of Striding Edge, the British yacht next to us, “The fisherman say the boat that takes this spot is on the other side of the island for a few days.” He gave us his extra mooring line until we could get our own secured which was much easier than setting our anchor in the small, crowded harbor. We invited our neighbor aboard for a glass of wine or two, and then we all went out for Chinese food.  Although the food was rather ordinary, we all enjoyed the meal — Chinese food is something you don’t find very often in this part of the world!

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