The weather this year has been troublesome! Since arriving in Wales we had spent approximately 3 weeks riding out rather unpleasant weather in the Cleddau River and the Milford Waterway. We had hoped to explore the coastline of Wales up to Fishguard, in particular the island of Skomer, a significantly… Read More »Sailing from Milford Haven, Wales to Arklow, Ireland
Since arriving in Wales the weather had been rather dire! We enjoyed a couple of good days whilst in Milford Haven Marina and the odd one here and there whilst anchored up the River Cleddau and in the Milford Haven Waterway but now yet another blow was due in. Problem… Read More »Sheltering from a Storm at Neyland Yacht Haven
We had spent a week anchored up the Cleddau River but with a predicted 35 knots due in from the south we headed back down towards Milford Haven to find a more secure spot, but not before cutting ourselves free from the old mooring that we had snagged – click… Read More »Anchoring in the Milford Haven Waterway
We had spent a week anchored in the Cleddau River near Black Tar Point but with a very strong southerly blow coming through it was time to move on. But our idyllic little anchorage just didn’t want to let us go! 🤣 Raising the chain all was going well until… Read More »We Got our Anchor Snagged on an Old Mooring!
After spending 5 nights in Milford Haven Marina we were keen to get back to anchor and so we set our sights on going up river. Before starting our cruising season this year we purchased the Imray pilot book ‘Irish Sea Pilot’ by David Rainsbury. In it David wrote that… Read More »Anchoring in the Cleddau River
After our horrible sail from St Ives we decided to head into Milford Haven Marina for a few nights. This popular marina has an estimated 18 month waiting list for a permanent berth, mainly because it is one of only a few that actively welcome liveaboards! In fact even getting… Read More »A Visitor Berth at Milford Haven Marina
We went from the calmest, most tranquil hour of sailing we had ever experienced to our toughest, ‘3-4 metre swells’ sail ever, all within 24 hours! We had initially intended on sailing from Newlyn to Milford Haven in one go. Departing Newlyn the day before we rounded Land’s End in… Read More »Our Worst Sail so far! St Ives to Milford Haven