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Day 3 - Into Europe

Tuesday (Day 3)

I got to the ferry terminal at Dover at 8.45 and stretched my legs around the departure lounge.  I bought a new set of breathalysers which are compulsory in France as I had noticed that the ones I had were out of date.  738 more words

1200 miles Solo sail

The time has come for me to untie the lines on 16th of September in Lisbon. The weather models did agree that on Sunday morning the North wind will stop and I will have at least three days time to come up the Portugal coast to Spain and the sea state was perfect, no big swells from the Atlantic. 1,058 more words



“Did you know, Watson,” said Holmes out of the blue and apropos of nothing in particular as far as I could tell, “did you know that there were boats crossing the English Channel over three thousand years ago?” 3,268 more words


English Channel 2017...Captain of My Soul

Normally, my bouts of blog writers block are infrequent and short lasting.  That is not the case this time.  This is a big one and I’m not sure where to begin.  2,110 more words

Russian warship sails through English Channel

Russia’s large amphibious assault ship Alexander Otrakovsky has finished sailing through the English Channel, Northern Fleet’s spokesman, Captain 1st Rank Vadim Serga said on Thursday. 56 more words

Review Article

'Very unique' First World War U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside

By Lorne Cook

BRUSSELS — An intact German First World War submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said Tuesday. 252 more words