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Log Entry – Wednesday

Departed Grimsby 11.30am – bound Lowestoft.

Anchored Hail Sand Fort 13.30

Left Anchorage 16.00.

Aim to Anchor just south of Firing Range, wind SE.

Hope to catch the Westerly / SW tomorrow morning.


At 04/06/2014 18:27 (utc) our position was 5327.64’N 00014.51’E


Log Entry – Monday

Plan to sail at 11.00 to Haile Sand Fort and anchor tomorrow 3/6/14.

If all goes well we will press on from 16.00 along the Lincolnshire coast and then anchor overnight, before pressing on south on Wednesday.

Ian from Enixus has said he will give us a call on the Ham bands.

No internet at club on pontoons so no picture update.


At 02/06/2014 21:39 (utc) our position was 5334.65’N 00003.97’W


Log Entry – Sunday

Weather looking better for Tuesday / Wednesday.

Still finishing off small jobs and stowing last bits and pieces.

Passage planning waypoints input as far as Dover.

Pretty quiet day.


At 01/06/2014 20:56 (utc) our position was 5334.65’N 00003.97’W


Log Entry – Saturday

Still no sign of a fair weather forecast.

Yacht ‘Slide rule’ had fabricated a novel sheave box with a chain stopper.

Fitted new elastic for Hydrovane.

Sourced a new 10 Litre water container.

Worked out how to transmit waypoints from Seapro to Raymarine Plotter.


At 31/05/2014 19:44 (utc) our position was 5334.65’N 00003.97’W


Log Entry – Friday

Still waiting for a fair wind no wind currently.

Said goodbye to Martin on Yacht TUI (heading north to Scarborough).

All halyards spliced and replaced.

New Dubarry boots from Kildales in Hull.

Also bought charts for Dutch coast to keep our options open !


At 30/05/2014 02:20 (utc) our position was 5334.65’N 00003.97’W