Three gorgeous spring days have past whilst we wait anchored in the cove of Agios Minas just a few miles north of Chalkida, – (the furthest south we’ll be sailing on this course), for the return of our students who Continue reading →
In the first days of November we waved our students goodbye at the dockside of Agios Konstandinos to head home for Skopelos island. For most of them their last 6 weeks aboard was deeply impacting. It was always interesting to Continue reading →
This Winter has been a time of respite after a whirlwind of events since our last update. Thankfully it was mild, hardly a winter at all considering what has been happening in other parts of the world.
This year due to the need to schedule maintenance work in dryer weather we pushed back the start date of our Spring course by a month. Six volunteers came over for a week or more each at different times Continue reading →
We were blessed with an unbelievably mild winter which allowed us to bring our house building project pretty much to completion. Our kitchen is installed, basement bedroom ready for use, retaining walls and garage done just to name a Continue reading →
The Tauernhof building team arrived end of February catching the last of what has been the wettest and coldest winter we can remember. Eberhard with his truck and trailor brought from Austria all the building materials as well as Continue reading →
Finally the rain came and it seems it won’t stop. There have been all sorts of extreme weather phenomenon, with gale force winds and snow storms. Gladly we’re warm and dry ashore in the old farm house.
We sailed back to Skopelos beginning of November with 3 volunteers, (Daniel, Ben and Tani) to help prepare for our winter at the property. The local contractors had finished up with building Continue reading →
August, a very active month in the Greek islands. Everyone’s come away on holidays, trains, busses, ferries full, accommodation hard to find. This August Skopelos hosted the regatta for a week long, hustle and bustle everywhere.