Monthly Archives: June 2012

Home from Dunkirk (part 3 of 3) – successful

The day after our aborted trip to Ramsgate doesn’t start well from a weather perspective. We check a couple of weather forecasts and also speak to the harbour master.  The morning is a write off but there is an eight hour weather window with a little wind that we will be heading towards. This is […]
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The return from Dunkirk (part 2 of 3) – pan pan

This is not the story of one of the tele-tubbies (if you don’t get that ask your parents/grand parents) but the story of how it almost went wrong and the lessons we learned. Eventually, it is getting time for us to leave Dunkirk having had a lovely couple of days and we decide that we […]
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Our first trip to Dunkirk (part 1 of 3)

We had decided that we wanted to cross the channel again and we asked Lisa Jones if she would join us.  I’m sure that Lisa won’t mind me mentioning that she was in recovery from treatment for Cancer (we will always have everything crossed for her). Lisa has only been on sailing boats called Mariadz […]
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