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... what there was, it was in our faces and so the engine was utilised throughout the morning.
Our plan for the day was to make for the island of Utsira, only because it features so strongly in the shipping forecast. I had a quick look at the chart on the chart plotter and saw that there was a good, well equipped marina that we could make use of, so that two of the crew decided that the shower could wait, Julie and I were by now squeaky clean! Anyway, some ...
... which empties out into the Husnesfjorden and to the south west, eventually the Hardangerfjord proper. At this point there is a very large island called Stord and it was at the tip of this that we anticipated staying overnight, in a harbour called Leirvik, about 31 miles from whence we started.
Our trip down consisted of a mixture of sailing and engine work, as the route took us either through sheltered waters or into the wind ...
... shore but cleared up pretty quick. Perfect temp at 62. Everyone was out of the water in good fashion. Into the tent to change. Very strict about absolutely no nudity outside the unisex tent. Automatic DQ. Now for the bike. No doubt the most beautiful race course. We all started out pretty zippy. Fog rolled in and was misting but gave it the sea town feel. But somewhere between mile 20-30, it was apparent this was not going to be ...
... as the view was glorious. We could see the mountains around Bergen in the far distance and all around us was an archipelago of islands and islets and with the sea sparkling, it was truly beautiful. And what of the sheep? Well they weren't oil paintings, judge for yourself!
Back to the boat via a very upmarket Spar where we treated ourselves to some ice for our well- deserved g&t's after our exercise, followed by spaghetti bolognaise and bed. A good ...
... in to the Explorers lounge, straight to the desk and obtained ‘green number 3’ ticket. The lounge was practically empty. We didn’t even have time to walk over to a table and sit and wait before they called our number.
These lifeboats have capacity to cater for150 people although a notice inside restricted the personnel to 128 when used as a tender.
On alighting the tender in Geiranger, the rain had finally arrived. It ...