July 21, 2002
All pictures
Finally, at home, I was able to serve you with all the pictures. Be prepared, it's quite a collection...

To every log-entry I added the related pictures in the comments. So, to enjoy the full story, you should take it one step at a time.

Don't say I didn't warn you. Here they are...

Bas & Chris enjoying the view of Dessy's appartment

Surprising Giannis & Kirsti at their office

Athens traffic

Chris' first taste of the Aegean beaches at Vouliagmeni

Meeting Pieter and Marjolijn for Ouzo Mezedes

Giannis & Kirsti showing of their appartment (and the refridgerator)

Leaving Pireus for Syros

Big ferry leaving Syros

First impression of the Rinia

First impression of sailing the Rinia


An impressive, hairy guest aboard

Sunset at Ornos, Mykonos

Bas taking out the second anchor

Cloudy skies over Mykonos, rightly predicting more winds

Playing with the fish at Ornos, Mykonos

Ornos Sunset

Ornos Sunset

Bas taking a nap in the shade

Chris preparing the anchor for arrival in Naousa, Paros

Overlooking the port of Naousa, Paros

Naousa, Paros by night

Rinia next to Daphne's Smile

Chris steering us out of the port of Naousa, Paros

Boat drinks at Katopola, Amorgos

Bas sailing heavy Meltemi

A donkey at the quiet bay at Ano Koufonisos

Small bar during sunset, Ano Koufonisos

Bas after untangling the anchor from a mooring line, Ano Koufonisos

Bas enjoying the view at Ano Koufonisos

"Sate Cambing, anyone?"

Chris having a nap while Helmut has the wheel

Chris easily sailing 6-7 knots

The Rinia at Ios

"Tourist trap, anyone?"

Small crab at the quay, Ios

Flying Cat too close-up, Ios

Bas drewling over the Orfeo

Shamrock V arriving

Shamrock V arriving

Shamrock V arriving

Shamrock V in shiny armor

Shamrock V in shiny armor

Shamrock V on the quay, Ios

Chris enjoying the crowds of backpackers, Ios

Rina, Orfeo, Shamrock V

"Who said sailing is like camping?"

Bas drewling over Shamrock V

Loads of beautiful boats and people at the quay of Ios

Chris watches Orfeo leave leave Ios

Some of the crew on deck of Shamrock V

Bas ponders over Life, the Universe and Everything

Ferry in the storm, off the cliffs of Folegandros

Folegandros scenery

Folegandros scenery

"Wanna come to Koufonisia?"

Folegandros scenery

Folegandros scenery

Chris having no fear of heights, Folegandros

Bas almost losing his glasses from the wind

Karavostasis, Folegandros, taken from the bus

Clear blue skies on my mind

Folegandros on the rocks

Chris navigating

Bas swimming in Sifnos


Chris, Sifnos

Boat Drinks just before Serifos

The Chora above Livathi, Serifos

Chris sailing

Bas not impressed by a ferry entering Serifos

The Rinia almost crushed by a pauperbak, Serifos

The morning after anchored in the bay of Serifos

The Chora above Livathi, Serifos

Bas adjusting the ropes for even more Meltemi, Serifos

The Chora above Livathi, Serifos by night

Chris waiting for a ferry approaching Serifos

Chris at a well known spot in the Chora, Serifos

Bas at a well known spot in the Chora, Serifos

Chris pondering those church bells, Serifos

Leaving Serifos at sunrise

Bas preparing the mainsail

The mountains of Serifos at sunrise

No wind approaching Hydra (spot the dolphin)

Chris looking for wind

Sunset over Dokos

Bas pushing the Rinia

Approaching Hydra

Boat Drinks at Hydra

Antje inspecting our neighbours' boats

Disco Heaven at sunset, Hydra

The Waterman at Hydra

Antje spoiled by her crew

Bas sailing out of Hydra (We'll meet again)


Chris feeling proud in Poros

Lefty & Chris, Poros

Anna (wel koppen!)

Anna behind the bar

Hans watching Anna from his favorite side of the bar

Jan, Chris and Frank at the bar

Tazani entering Hydra

"Spot the turtle"

Chris doesn't care about the Flying Dolphin

Big clouds over the Peleponese

Dinner with friends

"You're tan is worse than Nikos's"

Bas taking a line

Lefty helping Mike leave

Lefty helping Mike leave

The Anna leaving Poros

"Thumbs up, Mike!"

Bas sailing out of Poros

Mick and the girls on deck

Chris sailing

Bas sailing the shippingroute

Approaching Athens

Approaching Athens

Approaching Athens 4 (Acropolis in sight)

Chris sailing the sunset

Final Boat Drinks

Bas approaching Athens in the dark

Dessy & Chris at the airport

Bas & Dessy at the airport
Posted by Bas at July 21, 2002 05:14 PM

nice shots! good to see you both back in full health (i presumme?)

Posted by: bertboerland on July 21, 2002 09:29 PM

prachtig! heb een keuze groot opgeslagen voor oma, daar gaan we morgen heen, kusje, karin

Posted by: karin on July 22, 2002 10:09 AM

Allemachtig prachtig!

(This might be understandable for most non-dutch folks too?)

Posted by: Peter Broekhuizen on July 22, 2002 12:51 PM

fantastisch verslag, mooie "sfeervolle" foto's,

veel plezier nog aan wal.



Posted by: GJL on July 23, 2002 08:38 AM

Hoi Bas & Chris,

Heb heerlijk zitten zwijmelen bij de foto's.

Volgend jaar weer?

Vond het echt super om jullie te ontmoeten! Wellicht een keertje ouzo in Utrecht of Leiden?



Posted by: Lorraine van Hoek on July 23, 2002 08:24 PM

lachu man!!!

Posted by: Mr Gekko on August 6, 2002 05:05 PM

Ha die Bas,

sure beats rafting in Prague :)


Posted by: Kees de Vos on August 14, 2002 11:36 PM

hello from greece.i think that you had a great trip there.the pictures are perfect(to say the truth ive "stollen" some of these...)im going to do a sail trip in cyclades next week and your site make me feel perfect from now...thank you...

Posted by: stelios on November 5, 2002 07:04 PM

What are they doing with our sailingyacht ?

Posted by: AJW Rinia on November 27, 2003 10:26 PM

Spamming my comments? Please read this first. (If you can read at all).

Posted by: Bas on August 9, 2004 11:52 AM
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