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Sailing around the world one anchorage at a time

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The Final Push: Prepping to Leave Valencia
Return to Valencia After pulling away from the dock at Puerto Gandia we ran our autopilot configurations, then we were off for our 6 our journey north back to Valencia.  It was...
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Our First Haulout in Gandia, Spain
Back at “home” in Valencia, it was time to get serious about addressing any remaining concerns and needed preparations prior to the big Atlantic Crossing. Our primary goals for the...
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Sailing the Balearic Islands: Part 2
Knowing we had a little over a week left until it was time to head back to mainland Spain to prepare for our upcoming Atlantic Crossing, we decided to head around to western and northern...
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Sailing The Balearic Islands: part 1
After spending a full day and two nights recovering from our crazy trip crossing the Balearic Sea to Ibiza and letting the winds die down a bit, it was time to start moving and explore! ...
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Our first big trip: Bound for the Balearics!
Having successfully completed a relatively comfortable weekend on the hook making sure everything we would need to live comfortably worked, we were ready to stretch our legs even further. ...
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Cala La Sardinera, Spain: Our first overnight trip
Mid-July 2022, after 3 long weeks stuck on the dock, the throttles came back with the friction properly adjusted (getting it from UPS become a fun scavenger hunt that had Kevin biking...
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Welcome to WaterWings Sailing! We are Kevin and Erin, two retired US Naval Flight Officers who traded in our horizontal wings for vertical ones. We sold everything we owned, which encompassed 2 houses, 2 cars, and a lifetime of memories to try to live the dream of sailing the world. 


“There are good ships and wood shipsships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships, may they always be! 

-Irish Proverb