Between bad weather, the two foresails yet to be returned and Bob’s glasses requiring repair, it will be Friday before we depart.

First stop, Saranda, Albania so Gratis can be stamped. She can only remain in the European Union for 18 months max, otherwise 18% of her value must be paid in tax.

Places on our to visit list whilst journeying to France: ancient ruins of Butrint, Corfu and Pompeii.