Sailing Across the English Channel, from the Isle of Wight to Cherbourg

Our first English Channel crossing takes us from Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight to Cherbourg in France. 01 August 2019 11:00 Departing Yarmouth under power in fine weather, with SW wind of around 15 knots and calm seas. 13:00 Past the Needles. Engine off, sails up. 15:30 Altered course to avoid helicopter exercises. Just heard securite warning about unexploded ordnance on a beach on … Continue reading Sailing Across the English Channel, from the Isle of Wight to Cherbourg