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Sea Fever Poem

I was reminded by Nick’s mum that 9 months ago I’d promised to put the reworked Sea Fever poem on the blog. So here it is! It’s from the Assarain II Tall Ships Race in 2008 (effectively a round Britain … Continue reading

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The Elinca Baftas

Elinca is currently motoring off the welsh coast. There is fog and mist so thick that we didn’t see the lighthouse off the Pembrokeshire coast until we were two miles off it. The sea is flat and although we are … Continue reading

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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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