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... considered it as an option but what there was there was a small gathering of summer chalets, old fishing huts and lastly and most interestingly, a disused wharf and some vacant, rotting buildings. Not the most attractive of berths, admittedly, but well sheltered and safe and we decided to take advantage of it, settling in at 16:30. A little later we climbed up the steep, overgrown path that led us onto the hill above us and thence round on a road, towards the head ...
... the other way, 18 knots. Now I always use the true wind setting on the gauge but it is relatively easy to inadvertently press the button to set the gauge onto apparent and this must have happened sometime previously. I was seeing 5-6 knots on the gauge and therefore decided not to bother with the sail, explaining to Jon that the whitecaps we were seeing were the result of energy still in the waves from yesterday’s winds or some such rubbish. It was only when ...
... to the east, there is another sound between the island of Hisar°y and the mainland and at the entrance of this is another sound to the east, separating the island of Fonna and the mainland. On the mainland is the small town of Eivindik, our destination and about 20 miles away.
We were in Brandangersund when I noticed something that in truth, I should have seen earlier but I have an excuse, of sorts. In the pilot book the sound is ...
... time to take a photo or to study the landscape more closely or, indeed, to fish. Sadly, or luckily for the fish, they were elsewhere that day or far too clever to be tempted by our lures as despite our best efforts on several occasions and locations, we failed to provide supper.
The weather was quite warm, with sunny spells when the sun managed to find a hole in the high cloud. IT was however, quite humid so that air clarity was compromised, which was a ...
We spent the remainder of the afternoon sunbathing and reading and later, we had the first barbecue of the season (and it’s more than half way through now!) – chicken marinated with tandoori spice, very tasty. It was absolutely still that evening so I was able to go to bed quite happy in the thought that we wouldn’t drift – with no wind and 20m of chain in 2m of water and a 45lb CQR on a muddy bottom, we were solidly ...