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Sailing around the world one anchorage at a time

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Departing Valencia: Things get weird in the dark!
Atlantic Crossing Leg 1: Valencia, Spain to Gibraltar, UK Arriving in May, we had no idea what we were really walking into.  We were excited about being brand new boat owners...
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Exploring The Beautiful History and Architecture of Valencia, Spain
Before we leave Valencia behind in our blog for good, I would be remiss if I didn’t cover some of the amazing sights and events we took in while we were there.  After a couple...
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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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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