Moonlight Adventure

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Sunday 9th August 2009

Posted by yachtmoonlight on August 12, 2009 at 6:03 AM Comments comments (3)

We awoke on Monday to a cold and windy day, with very poor visibility and decided to move round to an anchorage just off a small village called Le Fret, which is opposite Brest. It was a two hour trip and very unpleasant with the persistent cold drizzle and the visibility so poor we could hardly see the land.

 


(Arriving in Le Fret)

 

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Sunday 2nd August 2009

Posted by yachtmoonlight on August 5, 2009 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (3)

As expected Wednesday blew a gale and rain hammered down in the fashion we have unfortunately become accustomed to, so we stayed snugged up the boat all day, until 6pm when the sun briefly made an appearance and we popped ashore to make sure the Chain Locker hadn’t been blown away .

The winds calmed overnight and we moved back to the anchorage on Thursday morning. Just as we were anchoring, an extremely large ship that had been in the harbour next to the anchorage was prepari...

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