Travel Blogs from Carnac
... her off and Jess lost her balance and went over knocking Ruby over in the process and landing on top of her and with Olivia in the seat on the back also going down. I had Allegra on the back of my bike so couldn't just jump off and help them out and one of Jess's legs was stuck under the bikes so she couldn't really move. Writing about it now and looking back is making me laugh at the thought but at the time with Olivia and Ruby crying and ...
... all we are not in a hurry and everything was sorted out and the girls were all pretty happy throughout and Jess wasn't fussed by it, it was just me. But it did cause me to have a bad first impression of this campsite and now I'm already looking forward to the next one and hoping that it will be better even though this one is perfectly fine. Enough grumpiness from me, tomorrow we are going to look at some big rocks, what could be more fun than ...
... away from the wind enough to get our sails up, which helped balance us out a little, but we were nonetheless relieved to reach our destination, confident that there would be ample space in its six basins for us.
Or not. We'd managed to pick the worst possible time to visit there; a dory came to meet us on our way in to tell us they were having a boat show and were almost ...
... right into the next wave, causing her to judder, losing a massive amount of speed. While the wind was light enough for this effect not to be too pronounced, it certainly wasn't our preference.
We altered our course a little to try to take the waves at a more comfortable angle, and this allowed us to get our mainsail and jib out. They didn't do much for our speed at this angle of wind, but they helped to balance us out, limiting the rocking motion. ...
... speaking in English with his master who only spoke French. It seems that the word "beautiful" is understood in any language.
His view of the day:
A day of beautiful coastlines and wished-for weather. Carnac is a place I had never heard of (there may be others) but was magnificent . There is sailing, sailing, sailing. The Eurocat 2014 Regatta was in full swing and provided great spectacles, with the Carnac Yacht Club being the centre of ...
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