Ibis Styles Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

84 rue du Calvaire, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, Pays de la Loire, 85800 , France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

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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... our sails away, but we went up the channel to Port Olonna marina without incident.

We stayed in Sables for a couple of nights after a few days of hard sailing, allowing us to explore a little (and take a very very long walk in search of a supermarket. We eventually had to ask for directions from a very nice woman in a boulangerie who drew us half a map with some confusing instructions, but we got there in the end). ...

The start of the sun

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

... our intended anchorage wouldn't be at all sheltered from the northerly winds overnight, so once again we headed into a marina and grumbled about the cost.

On the bright side, no more were seven layers of clothing required! Jeans and a hoodie were the order of the day, and this was about to improve still ...

Moving on again

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

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... building was white-walled and terracotta-roofed, and very Mediterranean-looking indeed.

It was a good, fast sail - the waves made it slightly bumpier than we'd have liked, particularly coming into the marina's very narrow entrance. When the wind dropped a little halfway there Mister Kitty persuaded me it was a good idea to get our light wind spinnaker up. As soon as it was set, ...

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