Category Archives: 2015 England to Cape Verde

Cape Verde

  Cape Verde 13th to 20th December A trial video! Gently heading south…. (M is going to write this himself. He’s the one who’s been doing things. Much of the past week I’ve just been left to swing around all … Continue reading

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…On to Cape Verde

Loop North  round Tenerife then South to Cape Verde 1st to 12th December We have been in La Gomera quite a long time. It’s time to move on. But it’s sensible first to fix everything properly before the next big … Continue reading

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Still here in La Gomera

Yet More of La Gomera 25th to 30th November  (Track Guernsey-La Gomera) This island of La Gomera grows on us. There are sailor folk from northern Europe who’ve been here a long time. They didn’t get further than here on … Continue reading

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Waiting in La Gomera

Waiting in La Gomera 14th to 24th November (M is utterly wildly and obsessively exasperated with Rutland wind generator people. He reckons by writing about it, he might get it off his chest; so this is another post by M. … Continue reading

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Two more Canary Islands

Tenerife to La Gomera, on to La Palma, then back to La Gomera 1st to 12th November 2015 (Henrietta is getting M to write this blog post. He’s been with Anna and seems to have no time for me. I’m a bit … Continue reading

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South to a Canary Island

At last – Tenerife 20th to 31st October It’s just been me and M for the past ten days. I do the real work of getting us along while M sits around or experiments with my sails, spinnaker pole, Hydrovane, … Continue reading

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Portugal – going backwards!

Portugal – we can’t get away 15th to 19th October After another day or two in the sunshine and warmth of Sines, with skipper and me, Henrietta, as obsessed with weather forecasts as ever (Wind and weather are of course … Continue reading

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Still in Portugal

Portugal 6th to 14th October Route Povoa do Varzim – you may remember I had an uncomfortable stay there – snapped mooring line and later a snapped rubber shock absorber thingummyjig….plus sleeplessness for crew. Povoa’s redeeming features? Delightful and ever-so-helpful … Continue reading

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….and Portugal….early October

25th September to 5th October M writes this very early one morning (not the one pictured above) after another sleepless night on creeky, snarly, bumpy, snatchy, rolly pontoon. I’m ‘tucked’ – not really the right word – in a corner … Continue reading

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….on to Spain – late September

Chateaulin to Ria de Muros 12th to 24th September  Click for Route We spent a while alongside in Chateaulin up the peaceful River Aulne while gales swept across the Bay of Biscay. I lay alongside my exclusive little pontoon and … Continue reading

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