Let's Dance Sailing Story #65 - The End Of A Chapter
SOLD - In the blink of an eye Let's Dance has a new owner. We suddenly find ourselves packing our belongings and looking for somewhere to live. Turkey is as good a place as any while we await the delivery of our new Elba 45. Stay tuned, the adventure continues.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #63 - Storms, Boat Maintenance And A Hospital Trip
After settling in for the winter Turkey turns on the rain like we've never seen before. In between the storms we start ticking off our winter boat jobs and Michael has a long over due visit to the local hospital.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #64 - Prepping For A New Season
We prepare for the season ahead, unaware that our buyer is just around the corner. Along with all the normal boat chores Michael gets a lesson in engine servicing.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #61 - The Last Dance
Let's Dance Sailing Story #62 - Wintering Aboard In Turkey
Don't panic guys - this is not the end, simply the start of a new chapter. Our brand new Elba is due for completion at the end of the year and we can't wait to introduce her. In the mean time we are looking forward to sharing our Turkish winter experiences with you so stay tuned, cheers.
We finish our sailing season and berth at Yacht Classic Marina, Fethiye, Turkey. We explore our new surroundings, go hiking, biking and celebrate with our winter live aboard community.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #59 - A Room With A View
Let's Dance Sailing Story #60 - Shopping Afloat
As the season draws to a close we decide to milk a few extra weeks out of the summer season. We cruise with winter friends, explore a 10th century BC Citadel and find a dunny with a great view.
We join the crew of SV Champagne in the beautiful bays of Gocek and show you how we shop while afloat or parked up in an isolated location, cheers.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #57 - Severe Weather Alert
In this episode we batten down the hatches and prepare for what is expected to be the biggest weather event that we have encountered in 3 years of cruising.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #58 - Getting Our Turkish Residency
As winter approaches we do our last long sail for the season, say goodbye to some fellow cruisers, explore one of the worlds biggest canyons and become Turkish residents.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #55 - Houston, We Have A Problem
Many cruisers will tell you that cruising is "fixing your boat in exotic locations" - we concur. In this episode we battle an ongoing problem with our starboard engine as we make our way to the Greek Island of Ios.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #56 - Santorini, Tankers And Fast Cars
Yay, after several attempts we made it to Santorini. In this latest adventure we visit the iconic destination, play frogger with ocean going tankers, experience the unfortunate world of refugees and arrive in Marmaris just in time for the WRC Rally. Enjoy !
Let's Dance Sailing Story #53 - High On Life
We go paragliding in Kas, Turkey before we set sail for Rhodes and prepare for a family visit, yay!
Let's Dance Sailing Story #54 - What Happens On Tour
We love it when family and friends come to visit. It's party time with this lot as we explore the Greek Islands of Rhodes and Ios.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #51 - Turkish Delights
Join us as we move further south along the coast of Turkey, meet new friends, enjoy beach BBQ's in amazing bays and explore ancient tombs.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #52 - Sunken Cities
In this episode we get some good gennaker sailing in as we cruise further south along the Turkish coast stopping in at Gemiler, Yesilkoy and Kekova Roads. We explore the beautiful blue cave of Kekova and find the famous sunken city.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #49 - Never Ending Boat Chores
As we sail the coast of Turkey the boat jobs begin to pile up, its time to set a few days aside and get stuck into the chores list. The cruiser's life is all about boat maintenance in exotic locations - they say!
Let's Dance Sailing Story #50 - Best 50 Lira
We meet new friends in Marmaris, take on a jeep safari Turkish style and sail further south to Ekincik where we explore the Lycian Tombs of the Dalyan River.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #47 - Wild Ride To Mykonos
Join us as we hit some of the Os's, Alonissos, Skiros and Mykonos. Spoiler alert, if you get sea sick you might want to take some Stugeron before watching this one, it gets a little lumpy.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #48 - Oops, No Visa
We climb into a volcano crater on the island of Nisyros before sailing to Symi to check out of Greece. Turkey, here we come......Oops, we forgot to apply for our visa.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #45 - Winners Are Grinners
With two stowaways still aboard we cross from the Ionian to the Aegean Sea via the Corinth Canal and get some amazing dolphin action - we never get tired of that, check it out.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #46 - Air Show At Sea
Holy moly, we get buzzed by the Red Arrows with our own private air show in the middle of the Evia Channel, Greece. Join us as we cruise to the Sporades Islands and check out Skiathos and Skopelos.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #43 - The Nephew Invasion
Summer is here and we are set to sail. Two of our nephews and their better halves drop in for the Let's Dance experience - lets go!
Let's Dance Sailing Story #44 - Unlikely Encounters
Check this out - we find a deserted communist fortress as we hike 18km from Kotor to Tivat, seriously one of the world's best hikes. We set sail for Greece and pick up an unexpected stowaway.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #41 - Montenegro - Sailors in Winter Mode
Join us for our final sail of the season. We head into Porto Montenegro and prepare for a long cold winter. We explore our new home and get to know the locals.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #42 - Season 3 Starts With A Setback
Season three begins as we get Let's Dance ready for the up coming summer. Join us as we haul out, clean, antifoul, service the engines and give her a good all over polish.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #39 - Bush Wedding, Boat Show and Big News
A quick trip home for a wedding, a boat show and some big news.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #40 - A Lesson in Diplomacy and Patience
Join us for our final cruise in Croatia. We get another life lesson in dealing with bureaucracy and we head south making our way toward our winter home - Porto Montenegro.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #37 - Croatia For Free
We go deeper into Croatia, navigate the Krka River and find some great free anchorages. That's right free in Croatia, it can be done.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #38 - Lost Our Boat - Again
Join us as we hike to the Krka falls, get stuck in the middle of queue rage for the first time in years and turn our nose south in preparation for the end of the season.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #35 - Boat Stamps And Paper Trails
Wow, wow, wow... can it get any better than this? We're not sure. We go deeper in to Montenegro, explore the ancient town of Kotor and are in awe of this entire region. To our fellow cruising friends... this place is a must.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #36 - Searching For Camping Gas
We venture north into Croatia, the land of the thrones. We have heard mixed reports about cruising these waters...cost, crowds, bureaucracy. Its late in the season and we are pleasantly surprised with what's on offer.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #33 - Albania Mania
We drop anchor in old minefield waters, get chased by the Albanian authorities and find ourselves some loyal guard dogs.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #34 - Waterspouts And Waterways
Join us as we sail further north in the Adriatic Sea, navigate the amazing Bay of Kotor and drop anchor in arguably the prettiest country we have ever sailed in to - Montenegro.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #31 - Lumpy And Bumpy
We transit the Levkas Canal with a gazillion other boats and make our way to Corfu. A short stop over in Paxos due to rough seas was required!
Let's Dance Sailing Story #32 - Hello Albania
Sailing north from Corfu we set our course for Albania, a country opening up to the adventurous traveller. Sounds like us - let's go.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #29 - Tight Squeeze
Join us as we squeeze Let's Dance in to a medieval marina in Navpaktos and sail west under the amazing Rion suspension bridge.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #30 - Game Day
Michael gets his footy finals fix with new friend Troy from 'Fly The Coop'. We say farewell to Al & Jen and we go to the rescue yet again.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #27 - Many Happy Returns
We spend some family time in Aigina, Greece, before picking up some hitchhikers and going in search of a very special birthday location - whoops!
Let's Dance Sailing Story #28 - The Corinth Canal
Join us as we passage one of the great waterways of the world and explore the ancient city of Delphi - both amazing!
Let's Dance Sailing Story #25 - Greece Is The Word
We head south in the Ionian Sea, explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games and discover some little-known Greek gems. A special shout out to subscribers Sylvia B and Rodney C for your patience, it took us a while to get this one out.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #26 - Not Always Palm Trees And Pina Coladas
We head south and take on the Peloponnisos, referred to as the Cape Horn of Greece. A wild ride but worth it to discover places like Monemvasia.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #23 - Smooth Sailing Until !
You can never get complacent out here. We set sail for Greece a two day, two night sail. All is going well until midnight on the second night.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #24 - Let's Dance Meets La Vagabonde
Argostoli our first port in Greece and a little gem. We share this port with Sailing YouTube Legends Riley and Elayna from La Vagabonde. It was great to catch up with these guys. We have been following their travels since the beginning.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #21 - Thunderstruck
Join us as we sail the Messina Strait to Malta, dodge a storm and discover funky Comino Island.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #22 - Malta One Day, Sicily The Next
Malta, a great place to cruise but its time for us to head back to Sicily and prepare for our crossing to Greece - join us for the ride.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #19 - Bonfire Heart
We continue down the Amalfi coast, do a day trip to the beautiful Ravello and find ourselves an active volcano in the Lipari islands.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #20 - There She Blows
Wow - Stromboli you tick all the boxes. We stay an extra night so we can climb to the top of an active volcano. An experience we'll never forget.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #17 - All Roads Lead To Road
A cracking passage from Corsica to Italy, strong winds, great boat speed and of course some very energetic dolphins. We say sad farewells to Nadja & Neil.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #18 - Ponza, Positano And Parasailing
We leave Rome, sail south along the coast of Italy and find ourselves in beautiful Positano. Join us as we sail this spectacular coast line.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #15 - Where Are We
We continue our journey around Sardinia and get lost in the beautiful Maddalena Islands.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #16 - Eat, Drink And Be Merry
Join us as we leave the Maddalena Islands, head north to Corsica and battle our way into the beautiful Port of Bonifacio.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #13 - Sardinia Crossing - Take Two
Join us as we make our second attempt to sail to Sardinia. Calm seas, a fruitful catch and a successful passage.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #14 - Land Of The Four Moors
We begin our travels around Sardinia, Land of the Four Moors. The winds are in our favour and we get to fly every sail in the toy box.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #11 - Gatecrashing Menorca
We sail on to Menorca, meet more amazing people who invite us into their lives and we celebrate a birthday in ABBA style.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #12 - Abort Abort
With the Balearic Islands done, we prepare for our crossing to Sardinia - a two day, one night passage ... or is it!
Let's Dance Sailing Story #9 - Sailing For Dummies
We leave Morocco and head back into the Mediterranean. Our new crew get to set every sail in our wardrobe and we feel the need ... the need for speed.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #10 - That's How The Life Is
We sail to Ibiza with old friends and catch up with some of our new cruising family. The singer makes an appearance and we get some great drone footage.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #7 - Winter In The Brexit Outpost
Our first winter on board Let's Dance. We settle into life in Gibraltar, climb the rock, hang with the locals and meet some lovely new friends.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #8 - Come Sailing, They Said
Nadja & Neil join us for the start of our 2017 sailing season - Morocco here we come.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #5 - Into The Mediterranean
We leave the Atlantic and head into the Mediterranean for some lazy summer days and a stowaway.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #6 - The Parasailor Comes Out To Play
As summer comes to an end, we turn around and head back to Gibraltar - our winter home.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #3 - Atlantic Spain
Our journey along the Atlantic coast of Spain.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #4 - Fair Winds and Foul
We continue sailing south down the coast of Portugal and around the corner into southern Spain.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #1 - Casting Off
Part 1 of our adventure - Picking up our new catamaran in France and sailing her home to Australia.
Let's Dance Sailing Story #2 - Where's The Bloody Gaff
Our Bay of Biscay crossing.