Sail 2017.......

2017 Saw Padstow and the Scillies. Including thunder and lightening on an awsome scale, along with gale force winds in the Scillies.

 radar
Radar image of the electric storm and rain........
But a nice morning followed
dawn
Followed by strong winds, we beat it to Padstow, accompanied by friends
friends
Padstow, as lovely as ever, we re-couperated and relaxed...
Padstow
After a week of good living, we sailed to the Scillies...
NGS
To be met by a force 8 and 9 gale..........................
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Several Maydays were heard, but we were safely tied up to a mooring with three lines..
sun
Followed by windy but lovely weather...............
Agnes
Agnes of Scillies sailed passed................
Triton
Triton on her mooring in nice weather.............
gardens
Tresco Abbey Gardens are a must to see.................
donald
And their Golden Pheasant, who we called Donald..............
beach
Beach on Bryher just south of Hell Bay...............
cottage
Beautiful cottages on Tresco......................
wave
Time came to give a big wave to the Scillies..................
Sunset
On our 29 hours sail back to Swansea..............
moon
And a moon rise in the Bristol Channel.................
'Til next year...........................................................
Sail 2017 video

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