15 Jul - 24 Jul 2005 Girne

Eastern Mediterranean
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Delta Marina +903928155491
SY "Kamu II" with her bow to the concrete jetty and with two permanent stern moorings.
YTL 21.- or US$ 15.- per night.

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2005 Map
Logging the uneventfully sailed distance  of about 50 nm between the south coast of Turkey and the north coast of Cyprus in about 12 hours during a pleasant overnight passage with a steady 25 knots of wind on our beam. 

Exploring the town of Girne (Greek: Κερύνεια, Kerýneia), sipping the famous Brandy Sour (the refreshing local soft drink) almost every night at the Delta Marina Bar and watching an exciting, crash-free military air show with the Turkish Red Arrows Team right over our heads on the 20th of July, their so-called Peace and Freedom Day. 

Visiting the idyllic Old Harbour at Girne and the Byzantine Kyrenia Castle to see one of the world's oldest shipwrecks ever have been recovered (this wooden-hulled cargo boat sank just off Kyrenia in approximately 300 BCE and was discovered in 1967 CE by a local diver).
Meeting fellow German yotties/expats/builders Elfi & Lothar (SY "Daria", also a Trireme) and Heidi & Karl (ex SY "Early Bird") and enjoying their friendly hospitality tremendously - many thanks, guys. 

Enjoying the week-long visit of our son Armin from Cape Town (South Africa), crossing together the infamous Green Line from North Nicosia to South Nicosia at the Ledra-Palace-Hotel checkpoint and wandering through the narrow streets of Nicosia, the last divided capital in the world.