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Welcome Home Party….the review is in!

Clare: For months every time we have discussed the Elinca ‘return home’ party we haven’t been able to stop myself referring to it as the ‘leaving party’. For us onboard we are leaving the boat that has become our home … Continue reading

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The Journey North…by car!

Well, the welcome home weekend is over….and i’m sure there’ll be a review of this weekends festivities, but for now, here is an accurate log of the journeys home from the end of the world (Falmouth) for some of the … Continue reading

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Final landfall…

And so we’re back. Falmouth – La Coruna – Lisbon – Las Palmas – Sao Vicente – Rio de Janeiro – Mar del Plata – Ushuaia – Puerto Williams – Antarctica – Ushuaia – Puerto Williams – Antarctica – Ushuaia … Continue reading

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They’re home…

Elinca’s in Falmouth, and crew are, as ever, eating – this time a full English!

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Scampering home

48.46N 04.82E 028 degrees 6.8 kn, half way up the Chenal du Four. Today’s blog – sorry, “slog”  has a slight air of the demob-happy about it.  Somewhat more informal, slightly less precise , but it paints a wonderful picture of … Continue reading

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Snail-free salad and other culinary delights

After a bit of a rolly Biscay crossing (well that is what the Bay of Biscay is famous for) we arrived in Camaret yesterday afternoon. It may have been a short crossing, but the crew sprang off the boat as … Continue reading

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Cheese and snowglobe quest?

Position: 48.29N 04.59E doing 6.5kn 155 degrees According to James, Elinca is barrelling in towards Camaret, hoping they’ve space. If not they’ll head for Brest (according to Marinetraffic.com, they have just changed course so it looks as though Brest is … Continue reading

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Alberto Rioja, gnome-extraordinaire

How do, Alberto here.  I’m YET ANOTHER new member of crew onboard Elinca.I’m about 20 cm tall with a green hat and a great big bushy beard.  I’m agnomio (a Spanish gnome), found by Leslie and Raffe in Camarinas, andthought … Continue reading

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On Our Way for the Last Time

Hi, We’re on our way again. This time it’s leg 12, La Coruna to Falmouth. It’samazing how quickly the last eight months have gone. In September it wasquite lumpy crossing the Bay of Biscay and so we stopped briefly in … Continue reading

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Last Change Over

Today we’re chilled out and hanging around in Coruna, giving the boat a clean and doing safety checks and shopping in preparation for heading out across Biscay on our final leg to Falmouth.  We’ve lost 4 crew – Benito, Raffe, … Continue reading

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