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Kielerfest, an annual week-long sailing-themed festival, comes to an end today and sailing crafts of all sizes and shapes are in abundance.
... my very first excursion out by myself. With strict instructions to a) not get lost and b) not get run over by a cyclist. I did neither. So I would deem my trip a success. I also managed to do some shopping (easier said than done) and although items were selected purely by guess work, my google translating when I got home confirmed I had made appropriate selections! thank goodness for universal brands is all I can say! ...
... nearest harbour to our position, about 4 miles back on ourselves, was Wendtorf. Now Janet in her role as the Honorary Local Representative of the Cruising Association has written an excellent set of pilotage notes for this part of the world and she was less than enthusiastic about the facilities at Wendtorf and its general tattiness. It was however, the nearest harbour so we opted to go there anyway, tying up alongside a pontoon at 09:15. Being able to tie alongside made ...
Julie and I had decided that we would have a day doing very little, apart from some end of season boat preparation activities. Very little work also included not cooking breakfast as the KTC canteen did a great fry-up, at €3 each it was a no-brainer! Tutunui's crew were made of sterner stuff and they set off mid-morning to watch the club’s racing, to return later in the afternoon. That left us to our own devices and we started our preparatory ...
... Now a bit about British Kiel Yacht Club. Basically, it is a hang-over from the second world war, British troops stationed in Germany took over the club and it’s boats and since then, it has remained a base for R&R for troops, now of course from elsewhere rather than Germany. So young squaddies, fresh from Afghanistan, come here to recharge their batteries on board the club’s yachts. Now the yachts are Halbeg Rassy 342’s and ...
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