Just after passing around the western corner of Brittany the summer started, indeed. The temperature really rose and the Sun was shining beautifully. We found the sheltered inland sea where we headed with Suwena. Come on with us to the
Ploumanac’h was absolutely a fantastic lagoon to visit by boat. It was a bit extreme to enter there in deep fog but it was worth of it, indeed. Our great stay in Ploumanac’h in Brittany you can check from our
Suwena’s sailing in North Brittany continued in Roscoff, Île de Batz and Morlaix waters. Let’s have a look. Our two sailing seasons stories of Brittany you can read from our blog entries.
We sailed on the coast of North Brittany during two summers of 2015 – 2016. Here are some memories of our sailing with Suwena. Our stories of Brittany you can read from our blog entries.
In the summer of 2017 we mainly sailed in the waters of South-Brittany and continued later south on the west coast of France until La Rochelle from where we sailed across the Bay of Biscay to the coast of North-Spain.
We departed to the last leg of the summer cruise 9:30 in the morning. Our aim was to arrive at Marina Sada, Suwena’s next winter home, during the daylight. The planned sailing distance was about 50 nautical miles. Wind was
There was still no wind when we were sailing from Gijon to Viveiro. A few other boats were going west at the same time as well. Every now and then some boats tried to sail but soon everybody was again
The prevailing winds on the northern coast of Spain are from the west that is just from the direction we were heading to. Andrus was following the weather and only options he saw there was either 20 knot westerly wind
Laredo is a small resort town in the region of Cantabria on the eastern shore of Ria de Trento, only 15 nautical miles east from Santander. When arriving to a new town it is usually easy to spot the location
Once our batteries were replaced and the weather settled we were eager to go forward. The crossing of the Biscay will be the longest sailing voyage so far and we tried to prepare as well as we could. The route