08 July 2011 | Juan les Pins
The wind gods have offered a light easterly flow along the south coast of France so we left Saint Raphael for a pleasant reach to the Isles de Lerin off Cannes. Regular readers (ha bloody ha) will remember that it was from these islands that St Patrick set off on "the task of converting the heathen Irish" (Heilkell). The remaining heathens among the rest of us can ponder the wisdom of all of this over a decent Martini.
We're now in playground of the rich and famous that is Juan les Pins ( cue Peter Sarstedt). XII Bar Blues is not exactly the largest yacht in the anchorage as the picture shows