brittany

Iles de Glenan

by Adrian 9th Jul 2014 - N France

We’re currently sitting in a small group of Islands 10 miles off the south Brittany coast. The sun is out and all is quite lovely.

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Tomorrow we set sail across Biscay for A Coruña, Northern Spain. It’s a 300 mile offshore trip, and should take just 48 hours. The weather looks good, with nothing extreme on the horizon.

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To Concarneau

by Jax 9th Jul 2014 - N France

After sitting out two rainy days at anchor in Camaret it was more than time to move on – and having tweaked the nose of the Chenal du Four a couple of days ago, we pulled the tail of its partner in crime the Raz de Sein.

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Again, with the right tides and reasonably calm weather this fearsome stretch of water didn’t cause us the problems its reputation threatens, but we’d treated both with a healthy amount of respect.

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Le Chenal du Four

by Jax 4th Jul 2014 - N France

Our need to make an unscheduled stop further east than planned meant we had a long way to go to make it round the Finisterre before the predicted south westerlies set in for a few days.

Le Four LighthouseA 90 mile day was further complicated by the need to meet the south going tide through the infamous Chenal du Four.

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