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Travel Blogs from Penmarch
... quay to unload their catch of fish and langoustines and crab. Fifty minutes later, it's all over and we went to one of the local shops to but some langoustine for tea. There were two choices, the fresh catch,which were still alive and wriggling, or the dead pre cooked ones. I chose the ...
We had a pretty nice sail to Concarneau not a long passage from Loctudy.
We've decided to exercise our chill days here.
There's not much to the town other than the old town within fortified walls, but it is atmospheric.
We basically wandered around and visited the Museum of fishing which was, believe it or not, very good.
... pleasant i.e. not dry, so we turned around and went back to the boat. We had read in some, but not all, guides that we could get the boat just before the town, so we tried. We ran aground a couple of times and definitely created a new channel ploughing through (scrapping off the anti-fouling on the keel) until we finally gave up and dropped the hook mid channel.
We took the dinghy up river, passing a coaster, which suggested shipping. Gen didn't feel ...
... as is becoming our norm, we arrived whilst the harbour master was at lunch so couldn't get one of the free bikes to ride to the manor. So we started walking. Eventually got there and not as suggested on the internet it was closed for lunch and was reopening at 14:00 so we had just under an hour to kill. So we waited.
The manor was very interesting and disappointing ...
... ly winds therefore it wasn't a rough ride through. At one stage we had over 7knots of tide pushing us.
Once we turned the corner (Point du Raz) the coastline had dramatically changed. The high cliffs and rocks had become more flatter land, sandy beaches and much more woodland.
Also it seems like the weather had changed - much more hotter, or maybe that's our imaginations.
We arrived at Loctudy in the afternoon.