2019 Summer Cruise – Week 6

This leg of Quartette’s summer cruise was skippered by Robert Lewcock with first mate Tinu Cornish and crew Mary Lewcock, Hazel Wilcox and Paul Johnstone. The week started in La Rochelle Minimes Harbour having glasses of local beer at a restaurant over-looking the beach and sunset.  We headed the next day for Saint Martin-de-Ré on […]

Week 3 route

2019 Summer Cruise – Week 3

We enjoyed a splendid week in this area off the Loire estuary, adjusting our programme as we went in response to wind forecasts and local race programmes that book out visitor spaces at their ports.

On A High After My Summer Cruise

I’ve just had a wonderful week on the Summer Cruise, Pornichet to La Rochelle. Lovely sailing in very good company, we visited locations I’d long fancied seeing like Ile d’Yeu. We had good winds, kind seas and glorious sunshine. We had a grandstand view of a black thunderstorm 2-3 miles away. Inevitably in such conditions […]

The Most Sailing Fun You Can Have On Land!

One of the many ways the Internet has changed our lives has been the access to all sorts of video clips of sailing, places to sail, sailing and boat handling instruction as well some very helpful “How To Do It”s (not all of which are good and safe practice)! I enjoy the clips that show the joy of sailing. […]

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