2019-08-06 Sardamar Marina, Cannigione to Isola di Budelli, La Maddalena Islands, Sardinia, Italy

Around 11 am we depart Sardamar Marina
The weather forecast again was for beautiful clear and warm conditions
Betsey is very excited about being on the Tangaroa!!
Passing the famous “Bear Rock” on Capo d’Orso near Palau on the northern coast of Sardinia
We decide to spend some time around the La Maddalena Islands
The main town of the island group, La Maddalena
One of the many spectacular homes in the area
Not to mention some of the spectacular vessels!!
Continuing north we arrive at one of our favourite small islands, Isola Budelli
The small private cottage on Spiaggia Rosa (Pink Beach) has many visitors today!!
We join an armada of boats of all sizes and anchor again on the east coast of the island
Within minutes Anthony tests the waters
After a while we decide to move slightly north and anchor off the beach, Spiaggia Cavaliere in the north east of Isola Budelli
Betsey enjoying the traditional Italian siesta!!
The water was the most amazing colour here!!
Anthony tries out the paddle board
Meanwhile the girls enjoy the warm water!
Our little 4 year old loves the water!!
The ice-cream boat arrives
This is a very popular spot for the numerous day tripper boats
Ric takes the family to the beach so Betsey can have some time running around and playing in the sand
After an hour ashore the family returns
We make one more move to a suitable anchorage for the night
We join a number of other boats and anchor in Porto Madonna, in the north east of Isola Budelli
Stunning sunset!!

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