Zephyr's Travels

Vessel Name: Zephyr
Vessel Make/Model: Ovni 395
Hailing Port: Falmouth
Crew: Colin & Rebecca Campbell
14 September 2023 | Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
18 August 2023
11 August 2023 | Closing in on Lanzarote
09 August 2023 | 150 miles off south Portugal
06 August 2023 | Atlantic coast of Spain (Finisterre)
04 August 2023 | Biscay
03 August 2023 | Manacles Buoy
30 July 2023 | Helford River anchorage
26 July 2023 | Helford River anchorage
25 May 2023 | Helford River
28 April 2023 | St. Mary's harbour
09 June 2022 | Ponta Delgado
01 June 2019 | Port Pendennis Marina, Falmouth
24 May 2019
Recent Blog Posts
14 September 2023 | Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Is there life on Mars?


18 August 2023

Bikes Onboard

With wall-to-wall sunshine, cheap flights and accommodation it’s hardly surprising this place is inundated with holidaymakers. Our UK summer hasn’t really helped with all the storms to encourage people to stay in our green and pleasant land. Instead, they descend here in their droves. Its fabricated [...]

14 August 2023

Arrived Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

We got into the marina late yesterday afternoon after a speedy sail down the east coast of the island dodging the windsurfers and getting an arrival escort of 4 Pilot Whales including a cow and calf. The calf was surprisingly adept at surfing down the swell waves. No pics unfortunately.

11 August 2023 | Closing in on Lanzarote

Friday's Fish Day

One of the many check lists I'm told to do when on watch is to check the rigging using a head torch when it's dark. On last night's check I came across a Flying Fish on the deck of zephyr, Dead. bumped his head on landing I reckon. He was a little beauty.

09 August 2023 | 150 miles off south Portugal

Last leg of this passage, Portugal - Lanzarote

Part of our daily routine is downloading weather grib files, receiving and sending emails to Lucy. who simplifies every thing for mum (Gran) who tends to prefer a more user friendly form of communication i.e WhatsApp. We don't have the technology to go down that road.

06 August 2023 | Atlantic coast of Spain (Finisterre)

Tricky Situation in the Galley

As I'm typing this Zephyr is really rolling! I've managed to recover from being seasick but still struggling negotiating simple tasks on here.

AZAB preparations

24 May 2019
Colin Campbell
A week to go to the start of the AZAB 2019 race and the last minute job list is under control (mostly).
We dried out on the lighthouse beach on the Roseland yesterday for a final scrub although the hull was pretty clean.
The main job left to do now is bleeding the steering hydraulics after replacing the ram seals after finding a small leak and then having a last minute panic after finding the replacement seals kit was the wrong one. Thanks to Armada Marine for the speedy service sorting that one out at short notice.
Then it's getting all the non essential cruising gear off and getting the race provisions on before heading over to Port Pendennis next week for the pre-race preps and socials.
Zephyr's Photos - Main
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Pre departure at home and afloat
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