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The Baltic–Fit the 6th

Heiligenhafen 04/7 Wed The timing having worked out just right, the next target is Marstal (Denmark) en route to Sønderborg and the Tournament. Wind light, nose–what else? Marstal 05/7 Thu Curses! Foiled again! Wind W 4-5 (nose) and increasing 5-6 … Continue reading

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The Baltic–Fit the 5th

Stepnica 24/6 Sun Wind N moderate. More motoring but doable. 2 Bridges to pass, but the 1st had the wrong times listed so decided to stay inside the 2nd bridge as I didn’t have enough time to get fuel and … Continue reading

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The Baltic–Fit the 4th

Grömitz 14/6 Thu Checked the internet and found a sailmaker in town, looked up all sorts of useful phrases on Google and phoned the number. 3 Hours later all done: new batten & new cloth. But no sailing. Grömitz 15/6 … Continue reading

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The Baltic–Fit the 3rd

Groningen 04/6 Mon Since Groningen (never) has fuel and in the absence of the Zoutkamp HM, I was expecting to refuel at Delfzijl after a comfortable trip along the canal. Fuel at Delfzijl is available morning & evening with the … Continue reading

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The Baltic–Fit the 2nd

Kortgene (TransEurope) 25/5 Fri Wind v. light & all round the compass. Mist in the am., sun in the pm. Through 3 (large) locks to Willemstad. Willemstad 26/5 Sat Wind various generally light between N & E. Hot sun. Got … Continue reading

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The Baltic–Fit the 1st

Emsworth 15/5 Tue Departed EYH late for Fowley (all-tide) pontoon. Fowley 16/5 Wed Attempted to leave at low-water, and discovered that while the pontoon is all-tide, the surrounding mud isn’t. Left an hour late. Wind NNE 4~5 (offshore) which might … Continue reading

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Paimpol Cruise in Coy. Information no2

Now we are 9 boats Ruahine is intending to come via Salcombe to St PP. Carina is coming to Paimpol/Lezardrieux and probably leaves with Koto overnight to Cherbourg leaving EYH about 21:30 on the 4th. All 3 boats above hope … Continue reading

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Paimpol (B) Cruise in Company update

This B rally currently has 6 boats declared, with ‘WitchHazel’ part of the festival, on H pontoon, inner harbour, entering on the first lock Thursday. ‘Tringa II’ hopes to be wedged firmly into the outer harbour from the weekend before,or, … Continue reading

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Elwing 2016 Pt 7

The Home Run 22/8 Bloscon -> Treguier Depart before dawn. Some wind but not enough to do anything with. Arrived just after low (slack) water. Richard & Helen again. 23/8 Treguier Tide still inconvenient: neither morning nor afternoon. Temperature up … Continue reading

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Elwing 2016 Pt 6

I’ve been here before. 15/8 Lesconil -> Audierne Weather as before. Rocks as before. Re-tried a restaurant I’d been to before. 1st Menu choice was ‘off’, so was the 2nd, & the 3rd. Should have taken the warning: what wasn’t … Continue reading

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