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April 05, 2011: Just in case you think I have stopped writing my blog, for those of you who don’t know already, I have started a new blog for this year entitled ‘Endeavours Adventures 2011’ which I started on my return to Turkey. Nothing much to write about though apart from the liveaboard life and community at Marmaris Yat Marina but this year we are daring to go to N. Cyprus, Sy... » read more433 posts (64266 words) 257 photos 156 comments
Depart Isles of Scilly with the intention of cruising the East Coast of Ireland - South Coast of England - Channel Islands - Brittany. I will be sailing single-handed over a two...
08.09.2010: Tuesday 27th July0500hrs Got a few hours rest but couldnt get to sleep. Damp cloudy morning with showers forecast for the day. Make some breakfast and a flask and secure everything for a bumpy motorsail home. Its 58 miles from the Cove here to St Mary’s harbour on Scilly. Need to push a bit of tide out to Lizard Point to catch the tide as it turns west close inshore at 0912hrs. If you cut... » Mehr...40 Einträge (32225 Wörter) 328 Fotos 0 Kommentare
Isles of Scilly to Brest, Camaret, L'aberwrach, Trebeurden, Treguier. Then back across the channel to Salcombe, River Yealm, Fowey, Falmouth and back to Scilly.
August 12, 2010: 0820 hrs Departed ‘Bag’ pontoon for River Yealm approx 20 miles. Forecast W 2-3 becoming 4. SW 5-6 later occasionally 7. Feeling good after a good rest and a full nights sleep. Got some fuel from the fuel barge yesterday and need to get to river yealm to shelter from the strong westerly winds later. Lovely morning warm and sunny, blue sky with clouds.0959 hrs At the Mewstone under B... » read more11 posts (6970 words) 58 photos 0 comments
Meilentörn von Portland/GBR via Porto/POR nach Alicante/ESP mit Volvo Ocean 60 "Nova One".
May 01, 2009: Mit leichtem Wind kämpften wir in der Nacht. Nun geht’s wieder mit 13 Knoten dahin. Kurs 045. » read more11 posts (277 words) 4 photos 0 comments
Überstellung des VO70 Kosatka von Portland (GBR) nach Alicante (ESP) zum Start des Volvo Ocean Race ... Skipper: Andreas Hanakamp
May 01, 2009: VO70 "Kosatka" has arrived in Alicante … » read more9 posts (1348 words) 5 photos 0 comments
Started off from England and have sailed to Spain and Portugal will be heading for the Med in early next year & hope to go to Italy, Turkey, Greece & winter in Egypt before tack...
June 14, 2009: DiscriminationThis is really a blog entry for multihull owners, especially small catamaran owners. It’s a moan about the fact that many marinas charge 50% on top of the standard marina charges for multihulls. I have a small catamaran which is not as wide as many monohulls but as a multihull I am being charged 50% on top of the standard charge, even though many monohulls are beam... » read more13 posts (3505 words) 7 photos 0 comments
pwllheli north wales to the med 2010
August 25, 2010: although we were planning to have a relaxed day today we preferred the med water than the mar menor so decided to move on to calpe.we couldn’t leave until the road brudge openend until 11am unfortunately, so although we had a long passage ahead decided we could maybe make calpe by sunset.wind was dead astern but needed to use the engine also to keep our speed up to make las... » read more100 posts (7643 words) 66 photos 3 comments
I travelled to Palma Mallorca on my new Discovery 55 via Biscay
May 01, 2009: Travelling via the inshore passage of Ushant crusing shute up we made some impressive speeds see photo after meeting a flashing white light in the middle of biscay at night a german sailor had decided this would be good to get noticed (neah and everybody else totally confused). The trip took just under 3 days to cover the 500 miles to Camarinas. This is one of my favourite places. See... » read more2 posts (128 words) 5 photos 0 comments
Starting May 2009 sailing from North Wales and beyond . . .
July 01, 2011: After a 10-day stay in Almerimar, waiting for favourable wind and weather, Cartagena was the next planned destination. Leaving at 7:00 on Friday 10th June we rounded Cabo de Gata, turning northwards in pleasant conditions. As we were not in a hurry, by lunchtime we opted to stay in the anchorage of Puerto Genoves where it was great just to relax onboard in the sunshine and swim in c... » read more35 posts (15156 words) 367 photos 39 comments