After 46 hours sailing from the Solent we were ready for a couple of days taking it easy in the Scilly Isles before pushing on for Brittany. Our first night was tied up to a mooring buoy in Continue reading Hanging out in the Scilly Isles
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
Honfleur is reported as one of the, if not the number one, most beautiful harbours in Normandy and Northern France. I’ve done several Channel crossings now to Cherbourg which is a fairless characterless destination so I jumped at the chance of sailing to Honfleur on a Channel hop with Nomad Sailing. Continue reading Channel Crossing to Honfleur
We knew there was bad weather further north near Corfu and we could get more wind than usual that evening and we did!
It was okay as we ate our tuna and pasta on board and had our regular game of Texas Hold’em poker. Then all to bed by 2330 but the wind was really blowing by now and all I could do was listen to the noises of water splashing, ropes creaking and the boat turning from side to side on it’s anchor. Continue reading Anchoring night vigil in Petalas Bay