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Top Marks To Icelandair & Happy To Be Home

Well, the deed was done and surprisingly without tears or even a look back. Rob and I had one moment of emotion on the last day and I almost cried when I told Beyzano she was ‘the best boat in … Continue reading

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On To Southport & The ICW North

We left Charleston City marina using the current to take our stern out and away from the dock. It was a good stay, if a little expensive. We investigated the prices for hauling out in the City Boatyard but having … Continue reading

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Back Afloat & Heading North

During the final week in the UK we managed to meet up with lots of family and friends, including Carol who was our ARC neighbour in Las Palmas in 2011 and who we last met in January 2012. 4 year … Continue reading

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Busy Month!

We have managed to be manically busy during the past month, getting ready for our daughter’s wedding, buying things to take back to the boat, visiting friends and family, spending time in Thatcham, Cambridge, London, Brecon and the Cotswolds. We … Continue reading

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Long Journey To The UK

Our taxi was waiting to take us the 20 minutes to the Greyhound Bus stop and I held it up whilst I took a final photo of Beyzano, looking rather bare without her sails and canvas. We managed to put … Continue reading

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Home Time – Beyzano & Us

After another uneventful passage from Fernandina to the sea buoy off St Simon’s Sound, Beyzano is tucked up in her new home for 2 months at the Brunswick Landing Marina in Georgia, whilst we head off on a long journey … Continue reading

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Luxurious Week Marina Bound In Placencia, Belize

Our luxurious week has come to an end but on the plus side, Beyzano hasn’t looked so clean and shiny for a long time. We scrubbed her, polished her and washed everything, despite the cost of the water here and … Continue reading

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Christmas Winds!

Decision made and Curacao for Christmas it is.  We sadly left Bonaire on Tuesday morning just before 0800, just as our friends on ‘Joy of Shamrock’ arrived.  At least they were able to take the mooring next to us.  Our … Continue reading

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Sad Farewells And The Future

Approaching the end of our 3 months in the UK, we have finished painting the entire house, over 23 intensive days and entertained more than 30 friends and relatives. We took a few days off this week as a reward, … Continue reading

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Far Too Happy In Brecon!

We have only been in our house for 12 days but already feel very much at home.  I haven’t lived in Wales since 1969 and had forgotten how open and friendly everyone is.  Nobody goes past without chatting, often providing … Continue reading

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