Friday 4th June
Lovely and sunny. Furtled around in Falmouth Harbour adjusting our compass with Alan the compass schwinger (wayhay!) Both cats went swimming..... thats Friday 5 Wilson 4
Cleverly managed to get starboard list on M's birthday cake (while we were tied up!!)
Saturday 5th June
Marty's birthday. Song from Grandma...Presents, coffee in Tina's lovely garden, cycled around the coast to Flushing to watch her race her Tosher (turquoise hull and topsail - they came second ).... Early evening had Poo at hers then more lovely scoff at 'Hunky Dory'. Tiddly Poo :-)
Thursday 3rd June
Plymouth to Falmouth sailing in our shorts finally! Yay! and the wind in the right direction. Surfed all the way at 6.5 knots. 40 miles.
Mr Osmond was waiting for us....
Plus a parcel from Cat Slater. Ah thanks Kathryn you know what Ill be drooling over in the Med.
Lovely spot this. And tiddy oggies too....Going to chill for Martyn's Birthday and wait for more crew in the sunshine.
Tuesday 1st June
Precipitation stopped our movements first thing! But sun came out and we left Brixham by 11am
Another motorsail - fishing on the way and caught the first mackerel of the trip. Wilson wasnt sure about it... then the sea picked up so no time to cook.
Philip & Elizabeth came out to welcome us to Plymouth. Then took us to the oldest pub in Plymouth and the best curry house supposedly allegedly! It was lush so big tick.
Wednesday 2nd June
Lay day in the sun in Sutton Harbour with slight hangovers.....
Thursday 27th May
V sad and excited at the same time.
First stop Yarmouth. Bit of a difficult leg but we made it. Phew! We can leave Gosport. Hooray! It was looking touch and go for a bit. Caught up with the lovely foreign arm of the Jenkins clan and a few other salty sea dogs. Managed to bag another bottle of poo and some very handy charty things.
Friday 28th May
Early start to Dartmouth but diverted to Weybitha (can only stop in places with a mouth it seems) due to a blow coming. Linda's pound shop hat fits right in here so glad she purloined it in Gsport before we left. Nice sunny sail towards the afternoon. Arrived 3pm and lost Friday immediately in the quayside lobster pots. Bit smelly when she came back. Lost the boys to the pub....After dinner met Richard and Mary Reddyhof in the yacht club (nice coincidence).
Saturday 29th May - Rubbish weather - stayed put in Weymouth
Sunday 30th May
Late and sunny start, lumpy around Portland Bill and one boat that we had been talking to on the quayside was ahead of us but then turned around and waited to follow us.... they obviously got a bit concerned about the depth and thought that we knew what we were doing?! ....
Had a bit of a pasting across Lyme Bay with a very confused sea. (what day is it? where am I? Who are you? - know the feeling) Glad to arrive in Brixham by early evening. After chups and fush David jumped ship.
Bank Holiday Monday 31st May - so tired didn't wake up til 10am followed by a lovely lunch at Brian and Ginny's house. Thanks guys it was fab! Good to get off the boat for a lay day too what am I saying!
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