The Schultz family is picking up a new boat in January, 2024 and bringing it from Izola, Slovenia in the Adriatic Sea back to her new home in New Orleans. Follow along with the adventure!
Placeholder for real-time tracking. Some lines are on the map from previous voyages of a previous Velvet Elvis.
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Sicily was all you've heard: very pretty with very good food. The marina in Riposto is right by where the the catch comes in every morning, and so just a block down and to the right is market after market of fresh fish right off the boat. We ate tuna and swordfish pretty much every day.
We still have a lot to learn about the right sail plan for any given conditions, but on the morning of February 14, we nailed it and had some beautiful sailing. Forgive the terrible audio during the intro. Too much motor noise during the night watch.
Ko narrates the map summary of our first passge.
We shove off and set sail for home.
The still photos didn't capture how the light played on the water, so I needed to add this 17-second video.
Just a flurry of activity since we put the boat in the water.