Category: The Channel Islands

2018 Begins – United Kingdom to the Channel Islands

Saturday 5th May and finally we are away again, let the 2018 adventures begin! It was a lovely farewell from our marina family in Ipswich, with crews from Trimilia, Navigare & Phoenix all turning out on J Pontoon to wave us off.  Many goodbyes,…

Jersey – The Channel Islands

Home of Jersey Royal Potatoes and didn’t we enjoy them whilst we were visiting!  First ones were being harvested while we were there YUM YUM.  Also saw some Jersey Cows, and tasted our share of Jersey Ice Cream. I confidently say there are not…

Guernsey – The Channel Islands

  Really enjoyable sail to Guernsey, left before sunrise with ice on the deck – freezing, but as the sun came up it remained cold but was beautiful clear bright day. We endured some rough weather whilst in Guernsey but it was winter after…

Alderney – The Channel Islands

Departed Cherbourg dock at 11:20 arrived Alderney 16:40 (another short sail but a tricky navigation with the tidal streams and tides known as the “Alderney Race” a distance of 25.28 nautical miles). Good weather however had to motor/sail entire passage as winds were 8-12…