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THEY NEVER GOT TO THE EXE!

The wildly-hyped but grossly under-subscribed Exe cruise eventually got severely pruned and only got as far as Beer, and several days late to boot. On arrival the swell, so deceptively gentle offshore, made getting ashore in tiny inflatables the inevitable surfing experience.  Not least for dear Hugh Duncan who got very wet going into the beach (thanks again

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It’s Not Over Yet!

I finally collected my replacement autohelm at Brest (see pic)and set off for Camaret. Going through the narrows at a hot 7 knots my Genoa started doing the Can Can, then the Shoogle, then crumpled to her knees and fell into the sea! The halyard had broken. I soon had her back on board, with

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Heaven’s Gate

The most expensive film flop ever but a beautiful movie. Due to a technical hitch I left you spellbound as I battled the storms on the Isle de Batz. Well I bent the kedge(see pic) but surged on through the Chanel de Four and Raz de Sein (Heaven’s Gate)… But wait….Just off L’AberWrach a hole

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