Hotel La Corniche

117 Avenue De La Corniche, Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Pays de la Loire, 85270, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $88.00
 

Travel Blogs from Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Sables d'lonne to La Rochelle

A travel blog entry by john.hudson22

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  • Off to La Rochelle ready for Bastille day, started with big spinnaker aand full main, there is little wind so dropped the spinnaker and motoring, but still quite bumpy hence going to ostop typing expecting to be parked up in La Rochelle by 6 ...

Lightwinds motor to Ile de Noirmoutier

A travel blog entry by john.hudson22

... 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.
Bon nuit.
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A touch of drama

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

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... very slowly into the wind and waves while we first dropped the main altogether and then pulled it back up the mast, rethreading it into its track as we went. It was bloody exhausting as well; while Mistery Kitty perched on the coach roof while the boat rolled about beneath us, I winched the sail all the way back up the mast.

We put our mainsail away again and decided we wouldn't risk using it again on ...

The start of the sun

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

We had a much more leisurely start the next morning, setting off at around 11:30 with bright sun and much calmer seas than the day before.

With lighter winds the spinnaker was actually a good idea, and it bore us steadily along towards Joinville on the Ile d'Yeu. We'd hoped to be able to anchor for the ...

Moving on again

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

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... hit us and Jade took off about 60 degrees in the wrong direction. I got her back under control with some difficulty and we decided very swiftly that the spinnaker was coming straight back down. We didn't need it anyway, our normal sails were giving us a great turn of speed with the wind we were getting.

We settled ourselves down on our pontoon and got down to toasting our success.
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