BEST WESTERN Atlantic Thalasso

16, avenue des Pays de Monts, St-Jean-de-Monts, Pays de la Loire, 85160, France | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $88.00
 

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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 next stop was Les Sables-d'Olonne, famous for the Vendée Globe, where a parcel was awaiting our arrival with a birthday present for me, some pretty crucial insurance documents and a couple of stickers saying 'Jade' as apparently French customs don't like it if your boat doesn't have its name anywhere on it.

It was going to be a long day so we set off fairly early and found ourselves with the wind almost 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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