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... to healing and abandoned it. On the way back to the ship we stopped to see some of the beautiful coastline still dotted with WWII guns and fortifications.
In the afternoon on the ship, we attended the Cruise Critic meet & greet where we met the people we will be sharing shore excursions with. It was great to finally be able to put some faces with the names!
Next stop: Cobh for Blarney ...
... pleasant of stays - lots of rocking and rolling with the swell rolling in, especially at high tide. So much so in the morning I felt a little sea sick.
At the appropriate time we headed off for Gorey on Jersey. We've anchored there before. Such a pretty spot with the castle on the hill. Not as much sailing as we'd like but we did have favourable tides with us and the passage through the Aldernay race was uneventful - yay!
Levelling and assessments done - tick
Maternity leave finished - tick
packing done - tick
Freezer filled for Greg and Daniella - tick
Still to do:
Drawings to colour
Planning application to be taken to planning
Blue Island flight to run on time, with no problems
Air Austral flight to run on time, with no problems
... the trip in one tide.
We don't tend to think of ourselves as determined mariners. Our preferred epithets are more along the lines of 'cautious' or 'wussy'. We both felt that this implied a more challenging journey than we were comfortable with, but as we couldn't see any reason why it would be we went for it anyway and just hoped for the best.
It was unpleasantly early again when we rose, but the water looked like glass and the sky was ...