Travel Blogs from Pornichet
... splendide village, but at time of writing 10.30 pm. The heavens have just openned, the most amazing 5 minute storm has just blown through.
Subject to weather we will be setting off, bound for Ile d'yeu, a small island in the Vendee.
Tomorrow we are hoping to post a blog with pictures while we are underway.
... was very busy around 40 boats again.
Mid morning we left and headed for Pornichet - a major seaside resort with good train and bus connections to places we want to visit.
On Tuesday we took a couple of bus journeys and visited Le Croisic (an old fishing port) and Guerande (an old walled town). Both we're great.
... My northerly forecast turned into a westerly strong breeze but a great days sailing whilst we tried to remember our sailing skills - ian can now do a bowline again. Arrived at 7pm - boat needs a bit of a post passage tidy up (JOHN' S bunk a mess). More tomorrow if we wake ...
... am not leaving until Friday when hopefully things will have settled down.
Did my washing today, down to one pair of pants.
Boats looking good with most of the leaks fixed, still a couple over Ians bunk but dont tell him.
Tried to get a French phone today, no success so ...
We left le Trinite and headed for the Morbihan Gulf. We got there a little too early and had some tide against us at the entry but nothing too worrisome.
We spent sometime looking for a suitable anchorage - so many places are taken up by local moorings but we found something eventually.
We liked this particular anchorage so much we stayed ...
- Pets allowed