Moonlight Adventure

The story of our travels on board Moonlight, our Vancouver 36.


Wednesday 9th September 2009

Posted by yachtmoonlight on September 14, 2009 at 7:27 AM Comments comments (2)

It appears I was misinformed with regards to the siren. It is not activated when the sea conditions make it dangerous to enter the harbour after all, this is a surprise when you arrive. The siren is supposed to be a fog siren but it is faulty and actually just goes off when the humidity is high, or whenever it feels like having a good honk.


Last Thursday morning, a large group of people arrived to charter four of the boats next to us in the marina. They were all wearing str...

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Wednesday 2nd September 2009

Posted by yachtmoonlight on September 3, 2009 at 10:38 AM Comments comments (4)

We both had a very restless night on our first night in Baiona marina, due to the unbelievably loud creaking of our mooring lines as the boat wobbled around in the swell that was coming into the bay. It became so bad, we moved into the back cabin in the middle of the night, which we don’t keep made up for such events and is usually used for storage, so this was more difficult than it sounds. We emptied the contents of the back cabin and made up the bed, resulting in us having to do an &...

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