Four Weeks and a lot of learning

It is 4 weeks since we left Poole on Easter Monday, In our last blog we told you that we intended to leave Guernsey to sail to Jersey. We had a good sail across to Jersey on a warm Sunday afternoon (having visited Holy Trinity Church St Peter Port for their morning service first.) As we made the crossing we listened to Radio 2 and Sounds of the Seventies. BBC stations are broadcast from the Channel Islands. It was a bit odd listening to Sally Traffic and her reports on congestion on the M62 whilst sailing in an empty sea. We had intended to stay in Jersey at least 4… Read More

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Living by Winds and Tides Hu

A lot has happened since our last blog. We are learning to live our life around the weather and the tides, plans need to be made to fit in with the elements. We never got to Weymouth as the weather was not right to guarantee a comfortable return trip to Poole for Easter so we went directly from Lymington to Poole. We were meeting up with friends in Poole over the Easter Weekend and preparing to cross the Channel to Cherbourg if the weather was suitable. We spent two days in the town quay marina going back and forth to the shops to make sure we had food etc and… Read More

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