Monthly Archives: September 2013
Hi folks, this is coming from Jim the elder statesman on board. My son James is the skipper. Hey dad he said one day, how do you fancy sailing to Lisbon with us as part of our mammoth adventure. It … Continue reading
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHlrqj9l-kQ Video of Elinca’s departure by George Auckland (Zoe’s Dad)….have the tissues at the ready!
How did you feel when you left – were you nervous? James (skipper): utterly terrified. I know I’ve forgotten something but I don’t know what it is yet! Colette: not scared at all. I have full confidence in my skipper … Continue reading
Day 5 on Elinca! Refreshed after our brief stopover in La Coruna we set off for some champagne* sailing off the Spanish coast and hoisted our brand new Kukri cruising chute. After a top bit of grub we enjoyed a … Continue reading
Here we are having crossed the Biscay, It’s been quite an interesting day, We’ve had a sail, Colette saw a whale, Now 12 hours in Coruna to play. Four hours in the town and then sleep for eight, It’s our … Continue reading
Hello from Elinca, in flat water just west of Coruna and heading for Finisterre. We had a fantastic nights sleep and beautiful showers last night in my favourite Spanish port of Coruna though no Rioja on my birthday 😦 The … Continue reading