Sadly Nick left us last Friday, and Shane and I spent
another few damp days in Fowey waiting for the wind to die down so we could
make the dash to Falmouth
before the next set of heavy winds arrived. Fowey’s a beautiful little
place, and despite the rain, we did at least enjoy wandering around, fixing
bits on the boat, and stuffing ourselves with lobster and steak at the renowned
We arrived in wet and gusty Falmouth
yesterday, 20th July – (our last UK port before departure across
Biscay!) - after an uneventful crossing, motoring into a slight headwind.
Can’t wait to hoist the sails again!!
We are pleasantly surprised at Falmouth – not the prettiest of towns,
but it has all the facilities / shops we need for preparing for Biscay, and all
very helpful as we get the last of our electrics sorted out.
So now we wait for the right weather window, and the
arrival of our good friend Jonathan, who is joining us for the Biscay
crossing. It may be a long wait …….