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Cruising Stories

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Channel crossing

2020:  BREXIT dash to Cherbourg

To preposition Arkyla in the EU ahead of BREXIT, we escape the Solent for Cherbourg between storms Ellen and Francis that brought 60 knot winds to the Channel.

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2021: COVID & The UK SW Coast

Still in COVID confusion, we cross the channel and cruise the South West Coast from Portland to Fowey.  This is the winning account of the Cruising Association 'Dolphin Cup' for best photographic log of a cruise in 2021.

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2022: Across Biscay to the Sun

After a short shakedown to the Helford River, we cross the Bay of Biscay, make passage down the Atlantic Portuguese Coast, then cruise the Algarve.