On the way from Crosshaven to Kinsale we got a call that our batteries would arrive not until Thursday to Kinsale. Thus we decided to put the hook down and enjoy the summer; after all we have not done much
Kinsale 18.6. – 22.6.
The phone rang and we received a notification that the batteries and an electrician will arrive to Kinsale in 20 minutes. We were still swaying in the Sandycove anchorage thus we quickly weighed the anchor and turned the bow towards
Sailing across the Celtic Sea 22.6. – 23.6.
In front of us we had the longest sail of this summer, the crossing of the Celtic sea that is 140 nautical miles from Kinsale to the Isles of Scilly. The strong winds should had to end on Monday morning
The Isles of Scilly 23.6. – 27.6.
The Isles of Scilly were just as great as we expected. They were definitely the highlight of the summer. The Isles of Scilly consist of 10 small islands spread over the area of 5 x 8 miles. The islands are
Falmouth 27.6. – 2.7.
All the pilot books warn about the headlands in the English Channel. The tidal currents are strong and in the wind against the tide situations there can be quite rough seas. We had experienced this already in southeastern corner of
Salcombe 2.7. – 6.7.
From Falmouth our journey continued east towards Salcombe. The tide was still favourable, so the 54-mile leg passed quickly. When arriving to the Salcombe inlet, at first it looks like arriving to a huge estuary. However there are no major
Sailing Around the UK 16.7.2013 – 6.7.2015
Almost to the date two years ago we departed from Cherbourg in France to Isle of Wight in the UK. Now 2475 nautical miles later we are ready to cross the English Channel again on the other way back to
Guernsey, the Channel Islands 6.7. – 10.7.
There was a queue of sailboats forming already several miles before St Peter Port. It seemed that stories about the town’s marina being fully packed during the high season were true after all. The final half a mile it was
Jersey, the Channel Islands 10.7. – 14.7.
After outstanding visit to Guernsey we were eagerly waiting the visit to Jersey. After all who would not have watched the Bergerac on TV in the 80s and we were just about to arrive at the prime scene. We passed
St Malo 14.7. – 17.7.
The day was most beautiful when we let off the lines in Saint Helier of Jersey. For Suwena it was time to return to the continent and enter France once again. This time Suwena’s bow was pointing towards Brittany where