The immense landscape of Cala d’Albarca

The immense landscape of Cala d’Albarca A corner of the island where the forces of the wind and the sea bring you back to a prehistoric past.   Ibiza In the last article I talked about the Ibizan quarry of Sa pedrera de Cala d’Hort. An area to the west of the island, now converted into a special site for lovers of the sun and posture. Unlike the other areas, the north one turns out to be very different from the stereotypes we are used to. There are no bars, chiriguitos, discos or umbrellas to shelter from the scorching summer sun. This part of the coast is a succession of… Read More

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The effort and tradition of  "La Tratta"

The effort and tradition of  “La Tratta”

The effort and tradition of  “La Tratta” An ancient method of fishing now in disuse continues to survive June 2020, the fight against covid-19, its restrictions and rules, continues. As in the previous article, memories and feelings of when there was no social distance, masks, the diffidence of contagion, and of being infected, come back to mind. This is one of those stories.   A different dawn On a July morning a multitude of people poured out on the shore of the Adriatic Sea, calm and silent, of Marotta. Men and women have come not only to admire the imminent dawn, but to witness a hundreds of years old tradition.… Read More

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Extreme Sailing Seriers 2017 Barcelona

Extreme Sailing Seriers 2017 Barcelona

Extreme Sailing Seriers 2017 Barcelona The GC-32 world championship of catamarans that develops in eight different cities, on three continents. For the first time, it comes here too in Barcelona. The best opportunities happen by chance. And so it was. A few days before the start of the competition, I notice the event manifesto by chance. Few steps: I visit the site, www.extremesailingseries.com I ask for information to access as a photographer. I receive permission. Perfect. Quick check of my equipment and Thursday 20 are inside. Easy, no? For the first time this catamaran competition has arrived in Barcelona, ​​in the beautiful background of the Mediterranean Sea, right in front… Read More

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Extreme Sailing Series 2018

Extreme Sailing Series 2018

Extreme Sailing Series 2018   The Extreme Sailing Series, the GC-32 catamaran championship together with the class called Flying Phantoms, was held for the second year in a row. The event started on Thursday 14 and lasted until Sunday 17 June where they competed: England, Switzerland, Mexico, Spain, Denmark, Oman, Austria. During the four days, the different weather conditions gave the captains the chance to demonstrate strength, speed and technique. Arriving first at each race session required not only physical qualities but above all tactical skills. Extreme Sailing Series 2018 Alinghi Team Vs. Red Bull Sailing Team At the end of the 26 races the Swiss team Alinghi, captained by… Read More

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