I’d called the lock keeper at Chichester on the VHF the previous evening and he was estimating we might clear the channel outside the marina by 1100. We were listening Continue reading Chichester to Hamble
It was either up at 0400 (no thanks) or some time approaching midday as the harbour flooded before we could leave. We were itching to go and the harbour master reckoned it would Continue reading Tacking through the Cadets
Long day today. Up at around 7.30am this morning which has definitely been early for us these past few days. Our objective was to sail back from Chichester and this would mean making our way out by 9.30am.
We discovered late last night that we Continue reading Itchenor to Lymington
Another lie in, of sorts, after a great evening with the boys at the Folly Inn. We took our time over breakfast and I was torn over where to go today as the wind looked very gentle and the tides didn’t really want to help over to Chichester until much later in the day. Pottering around the central Solent didn’t seem like it would have any purpose although we did consider Hamble and Bucklers Hard. Continue reading Cowes to Itchenor Reach