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Navigating across the English Channel

A channel crossing is the first step for many sailors on their road to an extended passage. Since sailing to Cherbourg is likely to take around 14 hours from Portsmouth, a good 6-8 hours of that is likely to be out of sight of land.

Here’s how I approach planning and navigating the English Channel, using recent crossings as real examples. Continue reading Navigating across the English Channel