Take Five without mastsFebruary 12 in France ⋅ ☀️ 9 °C
Well that’s it the boat is now ready, it is mastless. The de-stepping was quick and painless and DMS are dumping the old missen mast for us. They are now removing the spars and wrapping it all ready for collection and transport to Rouen. No rush we don’t anticipate getting there before June.
The morning of potentially our final open water sojourn until the English channel was not great. We awoke to find a catamaran sinking alongside the quay where it appeared to have been towed by the local lifeboat crew. We don’t know what happened but it was definitely entertaining and I now know that my aerobic instructor is a fireman. Thankfully after about three hours of pumping three pumps both hills were again afloat and it has been moved to an official mooring for now. The pretty pink picture shows storm Ciara on its way to Guernsey.Read more