Our sailing adventures: a call to the RNLI and a lifeboat rescue when the weather turns bad during English Channel crossing

We decided to return directly to Falmouth from Cherbourg, but deteriorating weather combined with sail malfunctions to push us into dangerous waters on a lee shore, a detour, and a rescue… 05 August 2019 12:00 (BST) departing Cherbourg under power. Breezy, but wind predicted to continue from the W or SW and shouldn’t get up … Continue reading Our sailing adventures: a call to the RNLI and a lifeboat rescue when the weather turns bad during English Channel crossing