Hotel Marmotte Challans

Bd Clemenceau, Challans, Pays de la Loire, 85300, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Challans

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

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 ...

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

... 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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... 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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