After a few weeks in the Poole/ Studland area it was time to push west a bit, which meant once again crossing Lyme Bay. Last year was our first time doing this particular crossing and with hardly any wind we ended up motoring the whole way for 12 hours! You… Read More »Night Sail across Lyme Bay: Swanage to Dartmouth
After what seems to have been a very long winter we finally got round to slipping the lines and raising those sails again for our 2023 season 🙌🏻 Follow our blog as we continue our sailing adventures along our beautiful coastline, documenting our sails and places explored. And don’t forget… Read More »Cruising Season 2023 Gets Underway!
If you’ve been following our blog then you’ll know that we spent the summer of 2022 cruising the beautiful West Country of the UK. Our last post found us in the beautiful anchorage of St Mawes, close to Falmouth in Cornwall. As our journey home east was pretty similar to… Read More »West Country Cruising: A Recap of 630 Nautical Miles
After spending 3 nights at anchor in Studland Bay the weather was finally favourable for us to make the fairly long passage across Lyme Bay and down to the West Country. This would be our first time crossing Lyme Bay and, to be honest, we were both a little apprehensive… Read More »Crossing Lyme Bay: Sailing Studland to Torquay
After spending a few nights at anchor in the South Deep in Poole Harbour, we weighed anchor, which once again was a mess of mud and seaweed (read our previous post for more on this!) and headed through the harbour, through both the Poole bridge and Twin Sails Bridge to… Read More »Anchoring in Studland Bay
After sailing from the Isle of Wight we dropped the hook in the South Deep, an anchorage in the beautiful Poole Harbour. After our first night we awoke to discover that we had swung into the middle of the channel! The wind had blown up to around 20 knots from… Read More »South Deep Anchorage in Poole Harbour
Welcome to our sailing season 2022! As we cast off follow our journey as we sail west along the beautiful UK coastline. Here we will share details of the routes we take, the places we visit, the highs and the (hopefully not too many) lows! Welcome aboard… First stop…Totland Bay,… Read More »Sailing West to Poole: Cruising Season 2022 Starts!
Our latest passage was taking us from Portland Harbour along the beautiful Jurassic Coast to the seaside town of Swanage. We had completed this sail on a couple of previous occasions but this would be the first time we would be taking the inshore passage around St Albans head. As… Read More »Sailing around St Albans Head on the Jurassic Coast