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Brindabella
Vessel Name: Brindabella
Vessel Make/Model: Najad 405
Hailing Port: Suffolk Yacht Harbour, UK
About: Simon, Fiona and Bella the dog!
About: Simon and Fiona had Brindabella built in Sweden before she was launched in 2009. They sailed her from Sweden back to Suffolk in the UK.
Recent Blog Posts
26 July 2014
Saturday morning was extremely foggy in the Anse de Paimpol where we were at anchor. With nearly a 1km dingly trip to take Bella ashore and with fishing boats moving around the area, we decided to go into Paimpol.
25 July 2014
We joined Leading Wind, Demijohn and Shades of Blue from our home port for a meal on Wednesday night and then went to the cathedral square centre in Treguier to listen to some live music.
23 July 2014
We had 3 good nights at anchor in the River Treguier at Roche Jaune. This is a small village with one cafe, restaurant and a bar tabac that sells bread. During our stay there, we walked, Simon swam from the boat and we had a BBQ each night. It was sunny all three days with low winds, just what you need [...]
20 July 2014
We remained in Saint Quay for three days. We both worked for the day on Thursday. That evening we went to one of the restaurants near the marina.
17 July 2014
We had a good time in Binic. There are two good swimming beaches either side of the port and we went swimming for two of the mornings.
11 July 2014
Early morning, Simon took Bella ashore while Fiona made some dinner for later in the day. We left the anchorage and motored to the lock.
08 July 2014
We had a good time in St Malo. It's a great town with good shops and restaurants and a small market. We also caught up with the washing and restocking the boat. On Monday evening we had a nice meal in a restaurant that overlooks the sea.
04 July 2014
As forecast, Tuesday night the wind did get up, but by the morning, it was a beautiful warm day and clear skies.
01 July 2014
Tuesday we left Dielette at 9:15. We sailed down past the Channel Islands, first Alderney and then Guernsey. We then passed a very small group of islands called Les Ecrehou which only has around 12 houses all on the top of rocks and steps down to a golden sandy beach.
29 June 2014
We woke on Sunday to thunder and lightning, but this little storm soon passed to reveal a sunny day with a steady wind. We set off at midday, had a good sail around the point of Barfleur, home of the mussel farming area. Just past Barfleur we came across an area of confused water and realised that we [...]
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