Wales

With castles, rugged coastline and some truely great places to explore, there is lots to see as you cruise Wales

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Happy days

The weather is still truly dreadful. It is February and we have had storm after storm. So with yet another storm raging on our door step we decided to once again look back through our achieves, but...
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Hard Lessons

Well it has been particularly cold, wet and miserable down at the marina, so seeing as most of the jobs that we need to complete are outside we decide to share our hardest lessons. So we...
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High Wind Sailing

We were cleaning up our cameras when Beverley found some lost footage from one of our Autumn sails, so we decided that this was what we would focus on this week Keeping up do date With all the...
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Force 7 - A normal day at sea

Motor through the night from Holyhead to Ardglass. Watch a Force 7 gale from the safety of the harbour and sail to our new home in Bangor Northern Ireland We had left Holyhead in Wales and had...
Government House - Holyhead

Holyhead

In Holyhead, I was intrigued by the old buildings on the shore line, which turned out to be Government House and Soldiers Point. They had been abandoned, but they were still beautiful. They...
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Engine trouble revisited

We sorted out our engine again. This time the starter motor and a small gasket on the water impeller. We also found out the plans for the new marina and the proposed schedule of works. We had...
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More Stuff goes wrong

Two great passages to Holyhead, electrical issues, family, and lots of engine trouble as we travel from Beaumaris to Porthdinllean on the Llyn Peninusula and then on to Holyhead. The weather...
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Diesel engine exhaust elbow

The clean up after our Pan Pan begins, so we sort out our problems and we discuss wind over tide. One of the issues that we had discovered after our Pan Pan was that the diaphragm around the...
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Pan Pan

Water was gushing into the engine compartment and filling up with diesel fumes so we declared a Pan Pan. We had at last escaped Conwy, the weather was pleasant and we could at last feel the...
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Weather bound in Conwy

We were weather bound in Conwy, so we took the opportunity to go for long walks along the beach, we find out about feeder crabs, stormy weather and when it is wise to turn back. While we were...