Category Archives: Quartette

SC2017 WK7: Amsterdam to Middelburg – Passage Notes

Itinerary:  Amsterdam – Haarlem – Leiden – Dordrecht – Willemstad – Zierikzee – Veere – Middelburg. Crew:  John Halliday (S), Terry Kellett (M), Alice Halliday Passage planning on the Standing Mast Route can be quite daunting for skippers used to dealing only with tidal gates.  In addition to several locks at junctions with the estuaries…
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La Rochelle to Pornic

First leg of the return:  La Rochelle - Saint-Martin-de-Ré - Les Sables d'Olonne - Ile d'Yeu/Port Joinville - Ile Noirmoutier/L'herbaudière - Pornic. Crew John & Alice, Jonathan and Chris. (more…)
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Summary of two weeks cruising Brittany and Atlantic coast France

It has been a lovely two weeks in an area where we have been spoiled for choice for interesting cruising destinations. It would be possible to do it again without any repeat stopovers, but some places cry out to be re-visited. The weather has been less inspiring, since we ordered constant sunshine and force 4s…
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