Sailing from Portland to the Isle of Wight via the Needles

Sailing from Portland to the Isle of Wight, our first passage through the Needles Channel, and mixed impressions of the Solent. 27 July 2019 02:00 Departure in darkness under engine. At least there’s no fog and we can see where we are going. Wind B3-4 SW. 03:30 We’re out of the harbour, pointing east, and making way under sail. 06:00 Making reasonable way, even though … Continue reading Sailing from Portland to the Isle of Wight via the Needles