After a short stopover at Falmouth we left in the early hours bound for the Isles of Scilly. We had a wander around the town Continue reading Sailing from Falmouth to the Isles of Scilly
I’d booked this trip with Nomad Sailing to the Scilly Isles over 6 months ago and finally the time had arrived. We planned to sail via Falmouth to break the trip up and to reload the tanks with water and fuel. Continue reading Sailing from Yarmouth to Falmouth
I’m traveling back from Plymouth having, early this morning, completed and passed my RYA Yachtmaster Coastal exam. It’s been a tough week with challenging weather that limited the preparation somewhat. On reflection I think I enjoyed the exam but at the time that wouldn’t have been the right word. I felt pretty stressed throughout the 8 hours and under a consistent pressure throughout. Continue reading Taking the Yachtmaster Coastal Exam
The food at the Master Builders was good but not brilliant. The historic setting was fabulous though. We breakfasted very causally and it was clear from the outset that it was likely to rain for most of the day – albeit not heavily. We were in no rush.
Kathy took us down the river and with the wind ESE we tacked Continue reading Raining but not so windy