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The Baltic–the END

Dover 03/8 Fri Light Westerly & a more civilised time of day, so motor to Dungeness & Eastbourne (Sovereign Harbour). Hook up with the WiFi & e-mail and get a note to say Tringa II has left Gosport. Pop it … Continue reading

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The Baltic–Fit the 8th

Zeebrugge 24/7 Tue The tide is now essentially un-usable either early or late so I take a day out. And it’s too hot to do anything else anyway. Except shopping, which is essential. Check with Google which says that there … Continue reading

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The Baltic–Fit the 7th

Delfzijl 14/7 Sat Some delay while the harbour master does his rounds just when I wanted fuel, but got away and nearly (but not quite) got through Groningen with the 1st mid-day outbound convoy. Everything costs and I only reached … Continue reading

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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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