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"For Boats, even the uglier ones, are among the loveliest creations of man’s hands, and though owning them brings a train of debts, hangnails, bruises, bad frights, and all kinds of worries not experienced by those who content themselves with more practical vices, the relation between man and his boat is as personal and intimate as the relation between husband and wife" - DESMOND HOLDRIDGE

Month

July 2013

Malpas to Torquay

Big thanks to Bob and Dave who worked their fingers to the bone in our massive clean in preparation for the arrival of Paula. We had moved up  river from Falmouth to a mid river visitor pontoon at Malpas, just… Continue Reading →

Kinsale to Malpas via the Scillies

It has been some time since my last ‘missive’ and so much has happened. Having decided to hire a car to explore beyond what would have been possible by yacht, I thought I would try to ‘look up’ the family… Continue Reading →

Milford Haven to Kinsale

The last mail was optimistic about catching up lost time and getting back on track. Although we have experienced some of that emotion, it has been balanced by disappointment as the days have slipped by and our targets have drawn… Continue Reading →

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