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
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
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
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
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
Portsmouth - Cherbourg - Channel Islands - Brittany - Brest - across Bay Biscay - North Spain - Rias - Portugal - Southern Spain - Gibraltar. Meeting up with Martin & Julie i...
August 22, 2011: We had marched up to the top of the hill to the supermarket to provision for the next week. Alex Jess was due to arrive for the Bay of Biscay crossing and we know how he likes to munch his way through life. We had to borrow the shopping trolley to get it all back to the boat. Having spoken to some seasoned cruisers we had come to the conclusion that we needed a longer anchor c... » read more12 posts (2471 words) 22 photos 11 comments
After months of prep we are now ready to start the journey. We are leaving Gosport today for a short hop to Yarmouth then to Falmouth. We plan to sail from Falmouth to La Coruna...
July 31, 2011: Before we leave it is time to rest and do a check up! » read more8 posts (231 words) 3 photos 0 comments