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North Spain 2015

            Late getting away this year as I had toilet issues over winter resulting in a new fwd electric heads and a replacement…

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Summer Cruse 2008 – Voyage Abandoned

  My initial plan was to cross Poole – St PP then head West along French coast and South down the Raz. After several deliberations, I decided to…

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Destination Galicia 2013

Sat 25 May Going down to the boat, there is a weather window on Sunday but the weather then looks pants till Thursday! So will set off on Thursday,…

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Summer Cruise to Brittany 2012

            All times are BST    Trip Log Thu 26 Jul 17:00 arrived at boat, load up and find somewhere to store bike…

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Puffin goes to the Med 1995

France ‘Circumnavigation’ Log May – Sept 1995    18 May.   Portland – Cherbourg                 HWD 02:00 BST                     77 nmls    14 hrs Dropped mooring at 07:30 and headed for the…

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