Category Archives: Cruising
Montenegro 6/12-30, 2017
Sveti Marko Island, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro
May 25, 2017
Brindisi, Italy and Corfu Regatta
We waited in Brindisi on the east coast of Italy to have our refrigeration repaired and enjoyed the their annual regatta.
We had Cloud 9 berthed for the winter along the southern coast in Sicily in Marina di Ragusa. About 30 minutes, the ancient town of Ragusa is high in the hills and has been traced back to the 2nd millennium BC. The … Continue reading
St. Kitts Diving, 3/17/16
Cloud 9 in Malta
We arrived in Valletta, Malta on July 6 after sailing almost 900 miles from Barcelona, Spain. We plan to stay here in Malta for a month and then onto Sicily. Here are the initial pictures from Malta from the first week.
Family Van de Ven, 1979
I have been scanning lots of negatives (of the several thousands I have) and I ran in to these great images from a family reunion in 1979. If you are not part of the family, these are not interesting but for many off … Continue reading
Chartering a catamaran around Tahiti.
Two weeks and three couples sailing around the islands of French Polynesia. Click to view Chartering in Tahiti.