Crossing the Biscay from France (Brittany) to Spain (Galicia): a challenge for sailors. Three nights and two days on the open ocean, hoping not to run into a southwest storm, that builds steep waves. We had good wind at first, rain in the end and never enough sleep.
A Coruna, North Spain (meeting point fo blue water sailors): Torre de Hercules.
Guernsy, one of the islands in the English Channel, has quite remarkable high and low tides. When entering a harbour, a sailor should know his tide times and tide charts.
We spend the days and night in the open ocean, at anchor or in harbours. A good breakfast is essential in all these conditions.
Which technical skill is most important for blue water sailing? Most yachtsmen will certainly agree: toilet repair skills are most valuable for circling the world. We offer a serious discount for travelers with this important practical knowlegde.