The First Phosphorescence

Good Afternoon from Bangor Northern Ireland, I have made the passage from Whitehaven to Bangor in Northern Ireland overnight. There was a great send off from Whitehaven as I was waved off the pontoon by fellow yacht owners wishing me well. I was accompanied by another yacht as I hoisted …

Making Sailing Friends

Greetings from Whitehaven, Today I am departing Whitehaven and heading to Bangor in Northern Ireland. I have been made very welcome by all here in Whitehaven and if you are cruising in these waters I would strongly suggest that you pop in, everyone in the Marina here have been very …

Stay Away from the Fog

Good Afternoon from Whitehaven. Overnight I have made the passage from Liverpool to Whitehaven. I departed Liverpool just after high water at 3pm and made my way along the Mersey, I had been listening to the forecast and they said that the winds were a 3-4 with a possible 5 …

A Day Of Firsts

Greetings from Liverpool, I have made the passage from Holyhead to Liverpool ready for the Northern Boat show this weekend. I left Holyhead at 0600 and headed for the inside passage around the skerries as the weather was fine I new that I would be OK with the overfalls and …

Sean the Seal

Greetings from Holyhead, Yesterday I made the move from Pwllheli to Holyhead on Anglesey. This was to be a good 60 mile day but listening to the forecasts and looking at the weather it was going to be a low wind day. I set off from Pwllheli two and half …

Spot the Pots

I have made it to Pwllheli. I have today made the trip up to North Wales from Aberystwyth where I have spent the last 2 days as the weather has pinned me in there. I was planning on leaving there yesterday but the weather was giving a force 7 so …