Back in Portishead in one piece after Ocean Rainbow's 950nm summer holiday. We'll try and take her to the Scilly Isles in September to make up for our abortive attempt last week.
Two and half days rugged up in Padstow is all the credit card could stand so we slipped our mooring in Padstow at 0800 and set off for Barry and home. We did manage to fly Charlie but sadly the wind died off during the night and we had to spend a fair amount of time […]
We were just 12 miles short of the Scilly Islands when the gale warning came through .... serious disappointment but we decided to alter course and head for Padstow. James had suggested Newlyn but Claire thought the extra sailing to Padstow in rubbish conditions would reap its rewards! She was right! The credit card took a hammering […]
We celebrated the Jubilee in style at Concarneau. Classic Dream were already settled, we made the acquaintance of Ayesha of St Mawes and invited them to join us for a 'moveable feast'. Dressed in red, blue and white, with flags aloft we started on Classic Dream for drinks and starter, moved to Ocean Rainbow for main […]
Slipped Port Tudy early ... rafted three deep is not our idea of a heaven! Set off towards Concarneau and tried a spot of fishing but failed miserably and ended up with MOB drill to rescue the line! Luckily James' eagle eyes and Claire's fantastic 'hooking' skills spared the demise of our trusty mackerel line […]