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
Bruxelles to the world
06.12.2010: There is no doubt, Lagos is home to a velcro marina. It is very difficult to break loose. I think J-L is going to be resident until mid January at least. » Mehr...34 Einträge (4996 Wörter) 293 Fotos 0 Kommentare
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
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
France delivery by sea to UK, Brighton. Transported on ship from UK to Brisbane, Australia.
October 31, 2010: Arrived Middle Percy late afternoon, to a glorious palm lined island, and of course the famous hut…A walk through “the hut” is a must do… It is quite unquie and a little spooky at times…We had sundowners on the beach and a beautiful mackrel for dinner (thanks to Dave who caught it on the way over).The following morning we up anchored and sail over to Curfew Island ... » read more13 posts (1568 words) 85 photos 2 comments
2011 sees the 80th anniversary of the world famous Round The Island Race - surely one of the most spectacular races around? We'll be taking part on Prime Evil our Sigma 400, ...
April 18, 2011: Four of this Round The Island Race team joined us for this, the first of two RTI training weekends.After a curry on board we headed off to the Clarence for a pint or two, and a chance to get to know each other. Two of the team ( Damian and John M) had been down a couple of weeks ago for the ISAF Offshore Safety Course ( part of our Fastnet Campaign), with Rupert (a friend of Damian’s) and... » read more3 posts (682 words) 16 photos 0 comments