The Crossing

  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 / Stephanie / News  

Welcome to the phase of our lives which will now and forever be deemed, The Crossing.  When, exactly, did we stop cruising and begin crossing?  I think it was somewhere between Portugal and the Canary Islands. [caption id="attachment_3870" align="alignnone" width="700"] pole action, on passage from Alvor, Portugal to Graciosa, Spain-Canary Islands[/caption] It's transatlantic season!  The Canary Islands are the staging ground, and we are moving through with the masses of sailors who land here to prepare to cross the Atlantic Ocean. "Are you ready for the crossing?"                         "When are you crossing?" "Good luck on the crossing!"                   "Have you done the crossing before?" The excitement is building...as are the social activities, excursions, and checklists... [caption id="attachment_3871" align="alignnone" width="700"] approaching Graciosa[/caption] Here we GO! [caption id="attachment_3874" align="alignnone" width="700"] Playa Francesca, Graciosa[/caption]

3 Comments

  1. From Stephanie Grandjean on Nov 25, 2016
    Me neither!

  2. From Sally on Nov 25, 2016
    I didn't realize that "the crossing" had begun.

  3. From Art Werner on Nov 24, 2016
    Good luck and safe sailing