Mediterranean Sea

A group to share tips, opinions and adventures in the Mediterranean Sea

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Latest Activity: Jun 12

"Mediterraneo" poem from Eugenio Montale


Antico, sono ubriacato dalla voce

ch'esce dalle tue bocche quando si schiudono
come verdi campane e si ributtano
indietro e si disciolgono.
La casa delle mie estati lontane,
t'era accanto, lo sai,
là nel paese dove il sole cuoce
e annuvolano l'aria le zanzare.
Come allora oggi in tua presenza impietro,
mare, ma non piú degno
mi credo del solenne ammonimento
del tuo respiro. Tu m'hai detto primo
che il piccino fermento
del mio cuore non era che un momento
del tuo; che mi era in fondo
la tua legge rischiosa: esser vasto e diverso
e insieme fisso:e svuotarmi cosí d'ogni lordura
come tu fai che sbatti sulle sponde
tra sugheri alghe asterie
le inutili macerie del tuo abisso.

da "Ossi di Seppia"

Eugenio Montale

Discussion Forum

Tell your experience in the Mediterranean Sea this summer!

Started by Tristano Gargano. Last reply by kathleen pryor Aug 24, 2014. 1 Reply

Hello people!No one is sailing in the Mediterranean this summer?I don't believe it ..Come on discuss your travels in the Mediterranean Sea:good experiences, bad experiences, suggestions and anything…Continue

Port Saint Louis du Rhone: a mediterranean salvation for boat's owners that have little money

Started by Tristano Gargano Feb 1, 2014. 0 Replies

If you have a boat and you have little money, Port Saint Louis du Rhone, Camargue in south France can be a salvation.…Continue

Tags: france, south, channels, river, marina

Really Good Web Page of free charts: Open Sea Map!

Started by Tristano Gargano Sep 9, 2013. 0 Replies

Hi to you All!I found a really good web page multi languages of free nautical charts: OpenSeaMap…Continue

Tags: charts, nautical, free, Map, Charts

News: New Touristic Port in Adriatic Sea: Calaponte a Polignano

Started by Tristano Gargano Sep 5, 2013. 0 Replies

Hi to All.I want to inform that in Polignano, Adriatic Sea, a new big port is under construction:…Continue

Tags: marina, Polignano, Adriatic, Mediterranean, port

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Comment by Tristano Gargano on August 10, 2014 at 11:18

The currents in the Messina Strait are special currents.

There are "garofalo" little vortex.

In this video you can see it:

Comment by Tristano Gargano on August 10, 2014 at 10:54

The Stromboli volcano (Sicily, Italy) is in eruption. Splendid spectacle from the sea!

Comment by Tristano Gargano on August 10, 2014 at 10:40

Hello people!

No one is sailing in the Mediterranean this summer?

I don' t believe it ..
Come on discuss your travels in the Mediterranean Sea: good experiences, bad experiences, suggestions and anything else you want to put in this group!!

Comment by Tristano Gargano on December 20, 2013 at 13:13

Hi Melissa, in April i'm going to South Italy from South France with my boat 7,90m. At now we are two, i need one more person, like crew that i can't pay. I'm doing the selection, write me about your intentions. You only speak German?

Comment by Melissa on December 20, 2013 at 3:18
Hello med sea members,

I am posting this comment to ask about becoming a crew member for a short trip. I have no experience in the floatplan world and wondering how to navigate it.

I am a hard worker and born traveler. I taught sailing, but... It was at a summer camp and with sunfish boats so I'm thinking it doesn't qualify as experience!! Hah! I also am an island person - lived on St. John (for only a month), and visited the canaries, surfed at ricon pr. To sum it up-I am a water lover and strong swimmer.

I work 12+ hour days because I love putting my all into things. I want to go on a sailing trip and learn along the way.

Does anyone in this group have some advise on finding a good crew/boat match, what to expect, etc?

Many thanks

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