Archive for May, 2011

The Magical Mystery Tour

Our ┬ámagical mystery tour is beginning to take shape. Much gazing at the tea leaves ( of the internet variety ) suggests we might have NE winds from Thursday ish , which once more makes visiting our friends on the West coast of Ireland a possibility. Yesterdays SW winds might have been bad for going […]

All furled up with nowhere to go

(Except to windward!) This summers plan is to see how we like the sea gipsy life in colder climes, and the last few weeks have been spent adapting Festina for cruising . Off goes the racing headfoil and multiple headsail changes , to be replaced with a 2nd hand Furlex and cut down No 1. […]