Mallorca/Menorca Bareboat Sailing Log

Some insights into anchorages around Mallorca and Menorca acquired during a two week bareboat charter circumnavigating both Mallorca and Menorca Mapped with Details Photos and Videos of Anchorages 7 August Palma - Sant Elm Moored on a buoy at the southern edge of the buoy field. Position was open to the west. No wind overnight caused buoy … Continue reading Mallorca/Menorca Bareboat Sailing Log

Bareboating Insights Mallorca/Menorca – Before Departing

Transfers and arriving We arrived the morning of the charter and proceeded directly to Suncharter ‘s base at Palma’s Royal Nautical Club Marina.  Taxi (25 Euros in 2016) from the airport was about 20 minutes costing. The SunCharter base is about a 15 minute walk from the marina entrance not far from the fuel dock.  … Continue reading Bareboating Insights Mallorca/Menorca – Before Departing

Bareboating Insights Mallorca/Menorca – Provisioning

Provisioning A two week cruise in the middle of August requires a lot of fluids.  So we had Suncharter preorder water, wine, and beer for a nominal service fee, well worth the added expense.  Cases were unpacked for storage so as to eliminate packing trash before the trip. Palma Provisioning Mercat de Santa Catalina  – … Continue reading Bareboating Insights Mallorca/Menorca – Provisioning

Bareboating Insights Mallorca/Menorca – Living Aboard

Refrigeration Big Boy had two refrigerators, one containing a small freezer section in which we made ice for daily sundowners. The larger refrigerator was used for fresh food which we ran 24x7, shutting off the beverage refrigerator before sleeping.  Our domestic batteries lasted throughout the night. The solar panel began to charge at first light. … Continue reading Bareboating Insights Mallorca/Menorca – Living Aboard