Travel Blogs from Pornichet
John back on blog duties today, we set off for an easy 15 miles journey accross the Loire estuary to noirmoutier, in little wind so motoring.
A few navigating issues, channels to follow plenty of rocks and shallow water. Plus loads of ships travelling up the Loire to Saint Nazaire.
So easy day nice evening in a ...
... 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 ...
... Gen decided to bring out the sewing machine (which we had bought at a boat jumble for £20) and finish the be-mini. It was just pleasant sitting back chilling.
The following morning we moved - not far just a couple of miles away and anchored in between oyster beds (much to the curiosity of locals as it wasn't an official anchorage). We were hoping to ...
Rain and lots of it, managed to finish the rigging all halyards now led aft, but I never seem to finish all the work Ive scheduled for the day.
On another note, this site tells me how many visitors and where they are located, I can understand some interest from the USA but who is looking in from Alaska?
- Pets allowed