Sailing History of jj.boat

2005

A record (Log) of jj.boat's travels Tommy's Trip

 

DateTimeLogTripLog Book Where has Tom been on jj.boatNotes & Links
October     
23 Sunday   Collect Tom from Benidorm, see Nancy and family. Do some shopping with Tom and get ready to Leave Altea. Cook dinner on the way Tom eats it all up. 
23 Sunday19:451933 Leave Altea  
 22:3019374Arrive Benidorm. See lots of metal in the water looks like a towing ski thing. Anchor in about 8 Meters, a bit rock and rolly 
24 Monday11:0019381Wake, all calm, Tom thinks the anchor keeps moving, he plays in the dinghy. Sail down to pick up Nancy and family. Have a good sail, just sailed to the wind and tried to stay in the sun. 
24 Monday19:4519457Leave Benidorm, eat on the way, Tom goes to bed around 9 'ish 
24 Monday22:00197025Arrive Ensenada de la Albufereta, off of Puerto de San Juan, just before Alicante. Lots of boats at anchor in the bay. Anchor in 5 meter's, getting calmer and calmer. Tom has a good nights sleep, Plays in dinghy, go ashore, shopping, walk along the beach. 
25 Tuesday 15:001970 Leave Ensenada de la Albufereta, sail across bay, there is a fisherman's shrike over diesel prices. The Alicante harbor entrance and all around is blocked by fishing boats. Motor a bit, then sail half way to Torrevieja, past a fish farm. Tom has a little sleep and steers jj in to Torrevieja 
26 Wednesday21:00199626Arrive Torrevieja. Tom awake early, walk a lot, get my new computer. Learnt a bit about salt. Torrevieja exports lots of it from their salt lake. 
27 Wednesday   Sail out 5 miles put all three sails up. Didn't see any dolphins, may be next time. Main, Genoa and Stay sail. Sail close to the beach and saw where we swam. Anchored outside harbor. Played on the beach, went on the fair. He is so good, no trouble. 
28 Thursday   Relax a bit, get bikes ashore, ride around town, see the salt lake. Swim off the Prom 
29 Saturday    Get car to take Tom To Benidorm, Buy light for anchoring. Find a place Emma would like. Puerto de Villajoyosa (Alcoco) Play on beach. Tom made his first sand castle. Had dinner with Nancy. Tom has been exceptionally good. He asked for some things in Spanish, tried new food, I have every confidence with his dinghy handling skills, he can work the VHF radio, helped on jj and can steer jj in and out of harbors, I will miss him. 
30 Sunday   Clocks back and Tom fly's home with Nancy home 

Map of Tommy´s Trip

Tommy helping to raise the Cruising Chute

Thanks for a great time Tommy