Month: July 2018

Crossing the Bay of Biscay

France to Spain, the famous Bay of Biscay, a notoriously challenging bit of water to cross.  I admit I was nervous but also had a wee feeling of excitement thrown in along with the apprehension of what we would find out there.  So many…

Road Trip La Rochelle to Bordeaux

After a rolly night on anchor off Île de Ré we sailed the the short 12 nautical miles into La Rochelle.  We had chosen the expensive (but much better) option to berth right up in the city basin rather than at the massive yacht…

French Island Fun in the Sun, Swimming and Scrubbing

Summer has arrived at long last!  Almost three years since we left Australia and two rather cold years sailing northern Europe we have found the sun and are loving it! It actually took a few days to acclimatise after being cold for so long,…

200 Nautical Miles of Brittany Coast

It was not all clear skies, calm seas and nice sailing winds in a perfectly functioning boat but we will not dwell on the less than perfect days as we update you on of our recent passages and stops as we continue to explore…