We are now sitting in Port Ellen, Islay waiting for better weather for our sail over to Ireland. Here is our latest report since Fort William. 16th July 2008 From Caleonian Canal we sailed to Oban, Kerrera marina (see picture), where we stayed a few days provisioning and sorting out stowage on the boat. We have now made a list of where things are and that should stop us asking each other where such and such is, turning out a complete locker and finding it...
Gordon and Anne's Round the World Adventure
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30th June 2008 First a big thank you to everyone for the amazing send-off.It meant a great deal to see so many of you at Port Edgar to 'wave' us off.True to form we had not even left Port Edgar when we had a visit from the customs. Anne had a very hard time explaining that the cigarettes were all for personal use. The crossing was strange- the first 18 hours rocking side to side with the wind right behind us.The wind then died completely and we had to motor.E...
World Cruise Preparations Since my expedition to Svalbard and circumnavigation of Spitsbergen in 2006 I have been asked so many times what I was going to do next.The only response could be 'the world'.So we will be leaving 26th June 2008, from Port Edgar, going westabout taking 2 years to complete the voyage.I have been busy fitting out the boat with solar panels, extra water tanks, LED nav lights, large propane cylinders, bimini, etc etc and amassing engin...
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Anne and Gordon are setting off round the world in their sailing boat, EQUINOX, a Moody 38, in June 2008 and returning September 2011; Yes 3 years. The boat is presently undergoing a refit in preparation.