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Fish Dish

Cooking On Board

We are moving into the height of the cruising season. Members are spending the most time in their sailing year on the yachts. Certainly during the leisurely weeks of the Summer Cruise, there is plenty of time for enjoying food on board. Sailing is famous for special and favourite dishes being served up for friends. […]

Quartette alongside in Sauzon

2019 Summer Cruise – Week 7

A view from the cockpit by Chris F Skipper – Judith HankeyFirst Mate – Richard AshAssorted crew – Dave Hiscock, Dave and Chris Freemantle We’re off – Flybe from Southampton to Nantes….eventually (separate story involving a 3½ hour flight delay and £10 worth of ships biscuits in compensation) The city of Nantes is stunning, with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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