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Back-To-Back Transatlantics Voyage 2016 Day's Run

Day’s Run – 4 June, 2016

After a short week in port Picton Castle got underway from La Rochelle this afternoon. Though our stay was short, we had a lovely time in this Old World port. We were well received with a welcome from the Mayor of La Rochelle and Harbour Master and much hospitality and curiosity from many in the town.  The local […]

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Back-To-Back Transatlantics Voyage 2016 Day's Run

Day’s Run – 27 May, 2016

Wind and sea have become calm as we cross the Bay of Biscay.  With only 100 miles to go a little afternoon we are anticipating anchoring tomorrow morning. With the sun shining most of the day we have swung into full port prep: a ship coming in from sea is always supposed, at least on […]

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Back-To-Back Transatlantics Voyage 2016

Day’s Run – 9 May, 2016

The Fog is with us again, closing in during the night. Though the visibility was less than half a mile this morning the sky was clear so all of the fog around us was brightly glowing with the sun, talk about blinding! Most of us tried to put on sun glasses but they just fogged up with all the moisture […]