Travel Blogs from Uddevalla
We bade our farewells to Jake & Judy Backus and were off at 10:00 and sailing within a couple of minutes of exiting the harbour at Henån. It had been a really pleasant bonus to meet the Backus', they were good company and we hope that our paths may cross again at some future date. Of course, they may feel exactly the opposite and do all that they can to avoid us!
It was a breezy day, blowing at F6 from the SSW but the direction of the channel between Orust ...
... supermarket, a few shops, a chandlery and a couple of restaurants. Once we’d replenished our supplies there wasn’t a huge amount to do so I wrote some blog lines and Julie got on with Angry Birds as well as her book and emails. Meanwhile it rained a little and all was peaceful & quiet.
Around 13:30 Jake & Judy arrived and took a berth alongside us, inviting us for a return match on their boat later in the day. That afternoon we went for a ...
... of the year, the owners of their berths may be away and so it proved, we were guided into a convenient, wide private berth by the very affable Hans, who was doing his bit of marina duty whilst the normal harbourmaster was away. We were also assisted by a couple with English accents (first ones we’ve heard for weeks) and once settled in, we made introductions. They were Jake & Judy Backus on their Malö 38, Caper and they were invited to join us for aperitifs later.
... wind, you have to apply rudder to prevent it and it can become tiresome ). Once we were west of Gullholmen it was time to put the sails away and to motor the last 2 miles or so straight into the wind.
When we were within a mile or so of Gullholmen, we were passed by a large Coastguard vessel going out to sea. We thought nothing of it but a few minutes later, a Coastguard rib appeared and drew alongside to ascertain our business. Presumably ...
... was magnificent.
Apart from the view and a bit of shopping and a visit to a disappointing church, there is not much to report, other than the fact that we had another very pleasant day! One final point – I tend to get fixated at times and can be somewhat repetitive and every time I see a tattoo I tend to get into a rant. The photo I've taken of our near neighbour makes my ...
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