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
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!
After a few nights exploring the beautiful Beaulieu River it was time to move on, mainly because we had run out of food! Having never taken the boat into Southampton before we decided we would make the short trip up to the Town Quay Marina and check ourselves in for… Read More »Sailing from Beaulieu to Southampton Town Quay
Finding a cheap spot in the Solent to park your boat for a night or two isn’t easy. Marina’s are expensive and anchorages are limiting. But one place where you can tie up for a reasonable £10 a night is Beaulieu. The Beaulieu River is conveniently located within easy reach… Read More »Beaulieu: Cheap Visitor’s Mooring in the Solent!
We woke up after our first night on the Beaulieu River to find this adorable seal on our tender! He arrived some time during the night and chose to rest on our dinghy until 10.00am. After sailing to the Isle of Wight we had a short sail back across the… Read More »Cheeky Seal takes a break on our dinghy on the Beaulieu River!
Departing at 8.45am on a beautiful and still morning, our route would be taking us from the coastal town of Swanage on the South Coast of the UK over to Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Normally we would take the North Channel when sailing this route however the conditions… Read More »Sailing to the Isle of Wight via the Needles Channel