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Watch our "Last Sail in Bangor" video and add comments etc.

Last Sail in Bangor

On the 23rd March 2020 the UK closed down for three weeks, but before it did we managed to get a few sails in. For once it was a sunny day in Bangor, so we took the opportunity to get out....
Watch our 'Drunken Sailor' episode and leave comments etc.

What shall we do with a drunken sailor

We had come to Belfast lough for the winter. There are some great marinas in the lough and we choose Bangor, as the town has some great facilities all within walking distance of the marina. The...
Watch our 'Sailing Northern Ireland' video and add comments etc.

Sailing Northern Ireland

Summary on all the great journeys that we have done around Northern Ireland, Carrickfergus to Portrush, Glenarm and around Belfast Lough and Ardglass to Bangor. We sat down to do our Sailing...
Watch our 'Force 7 - A normal day at sea. video and add comments etc.

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...
Watch our 'The best way to crash' video and add comments etc

The best way to crash

We were in Abercorn Basin in Belfast. The wind was just too strong to go out into the Irish sea, but with Belfast right on our doorstep, there was lots to do. So we took a bus up to Queens...
Watch our 'Engine Trouble' video and add comments etc.

Engine Troubles

We had hoped to sail with Karen back to Liverpool, but one look out into the lough, let alone the Irish Sea told us that we were not going anywhere. However Belfast Lough is a great place to sail,...
Watch our 'Do the Hokey Cokey' and add comments etc.

Do the Hokey Cokey - Carrickfergus & Bangor - Sailing Belfast Lough

We had taken refuge in Larne lough for the night. It was great of the boys from the East Antrim boat club, to let us have the mooring. There was a south going tide quite early that morning so we...
Watch our 'Sailing from Carrickfergus' video and add comment etc.

Carrickfergus to Ballycastle

We woke up quite late in Carrickfergus, or at least late for us as it was still well before nine o'clock. We had agreed to meet up with some people from Sailing and cruising Northern Ireland, as...
Watch our 'Sailing to Ireland' video and add comments etc.

Sailing the Irish Sea

We were in Liverpool and we were ready to leave, but there is always loads to do. One of them was to get our rigging checked. Apparently you need to be in the water to do this and there was one...
Raising money for the RNLI

We were only on our third sail in our brand new boat to us and we had to call the coast guard for assistance. That assistance came in the shape of a RNLI boat from Portpatrick, so we have decided to raise money for the RNLI through our Damsels in distress page on just giving, that way you know that any money goes straight to them. We have set ourselves a target of £500 and we would like to honour our pledge, so if you like our videos then please give a little to those who rescue people in the seas around the UK.

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