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Author Archives: somoya


OUR FINAL RIA AND OUR MAMMOTH TRIP COMES TO AN END 20th Aug Another 8 days later with better weather and bright sunshine we left  Pobra stopping off at the Isla Salvora ( one of the National Park Islands) permission has to be granted to enter and anchor in these wonderful diverse islands. ( which … Continue reading »

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On to Ria de Arousa

  8 days in the Muros area, we said our farewells to Pam, Pete and Mike as they continued their journey aboard Yacht Renegade to Lisbon in Portugal. we promised to make the effort to meet up again next year if at all possible. We left the seafood and rock festivals only to be greeted … Continue reading »

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After being in Portosin for a few days we set off to another port in the Ria. Muros was a larger town this time and altogether more interesting and more ‘going on’. The Marina is fairly new but had not been finished. ie:- the facilities ashore were sparse at the marina. There was a bathroom … Continue reading »

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Chris’s Westerly Oceanlord Technical Blog!

  As Lorraine has been doing a great job updating the blog, I have kept a low profile (!), however, pressure has now been brought to bear and I have been ‘asked’ if I would write something a bit more technical for the blog, so here goes……. Somoya, our trusty 1987 Westerly Oceanlord, has performed exceptionally … Continue reading »

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Tootling along is the right word as we are just having short sails ( about 20-35 miles) and aim for another bay to drop  our anchor  and shelter for the night or two as we want. It is pretty and there are enough anchorages in different positions to get one that is protected from the … Continue reading »

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