Month: April 2016

St Ives

The fish are getting bigger (just) but still not big enough to keep, but encouraging none the less.  Passed around lands end (the most south west part of England) to anchor in the bay of St Ives for the night.  Didn’t go to shore… Continue Reading “St Ives”

Newlyn & St Michaels Mount

First night back in a marina since arriving in the UK, that’s 30 days not connected to land therefore generating our own power (wind and solar), using our own water supplies etc both impressed that we still had the power bank at 74% when… Continue Reading “Newlyn & St Michaels Mount”


World famous shipping trading harbour with many ships back in the day of sailing ship trade told to sail to Falmouth and await orders.  A great sail on a clear calm bright day.  A slow motor into the bay for the final leg amongst… Continue Reading “Falmouth”


35 miles from West of Salcombe is the wee little village of Fowey.  We arrived right on dusk, having not left Salcombe until lunch time to take the tide rather than fight it.  However, we still had a particularly rough couple of miles out… Continue Reading “Fowey”


A nice short hop of around 20 nautical miles brought us to the holiday haven of Salcombe (thanks for the recomendadtion Roger). Hills filled with holiday homes lead down to some lovely sandy beaches and a river dotted with yachts on mooring buoys.  Very… Continue Reading “Salcombe”