10 July 2019
29 June 2019
27 June 2019 | Dover Harbour
25 June 2019 | Dover Harbour
21 June 2019
19 June 2019
18 June 2019
18 June 2019 | Queenborough, Isle of Sheppey
17 June 2019 | Harty Ferry, The Swale
15 June 2019
14 June 2019
12 June 2019 | Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne
06 June 2019
05 June 2019
28 May 2019
25 May 2019 | Weymouth Harbour
23 May 2019 | Portland Harbour
22 May 2019

Whitecliff Bay, IOW

10 July 2019
SSW - W 3/4, fine, 1020mb
Photo: beating into the Whitecliff anchorage.

A beautiful days sailing; leaving Newtown at low water to take th new flood tide through the Solent to a favourite anchorage - Whitecliff Bay under the liee of Culver Cliff, with the conspicuous Yarborough Monument atop the bay - perfect!

Home Run

29 June 2019
E F 4, fine, 1014 mb falling slowly
Screenshot: Eastbourne - Chichester Harbour

We took the 0730 lock out of Sovereign Harbour; motorsailing the six miles against the tide to Beachy Head, where a lovely E Force 4 saw us running wing & wing under main and Code Zero for Selsey Bill and home, mooring on the Emsworth pontoon at 1530.

A grand sail in easy seas to complete our return passage from London.

Dover - Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne

28 June 2019
NE 23 kts, fine, 1022mb falling slowly
Screenshot: Dover - Eastbourne

Sailed from Dover at 0815 under Genoa only, downwind for Dungeness and Eastbourne.
Lively seas but fast sailing, locking into Sovereign Harbour at 1515.

High winds

27 June 2019 | Dover Harbour
NE 25-33kts, fair, 1029mb
Strong Northeasterlies are funneling through the Straights of Dover.
Next passage on hold pending the Mate's approval!

The Medway - Dover

25 June 2019 | Dover Harbour
NE F4, fair, 2nm visibility, 1022mb
Screenshot: passage through the Thames Estuary to Dover.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain cleared early morning, so an 0635 start for a cracking passage under main and genoa through the navigable channels of the Thames Estuary.
Put into Dover at 1445 and a berth in the old Granville Dock

St Katherine Dock - The Medway

24 June 2019
E - SW F 2, fair, 1018mb
Photo: Thames Barrier passage

Locked out of St Kats at 0625 (HW -30min) for the 45nm R Thames passage with the ebb tide to Stangate Creek, coming to anchor at 1220.
Vessel Name: EMSTAR
Vessel Make/Model: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349
Hailing Port: Emsworth, England
Crew: Gerry & Pat
About: Alfred Lord Tennyson: "Sunset and Evening Star, And one clear call for me, And may there be no moaning on the bar, When I put out to sea," Under sail again with 'Emstar'
Home Page: http://www.sailblogs.com/member/emstar
EMSTAR's Photos - Main
11 Photos
Created 3 February 2018
From Emsworth clockwise around Ireland and home to Emsworth. Departed Emsworth MAY 6 2016
52 Photos
Created 9 June 2016
From Emsworth clockwise around Britain and home to Emsworth
40 Photos
Created 19 May 2015
3 Photos
Created 9 April 2014