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After crossing the foggy Channel with the help of radar, the full moon led us the way into the Antlantic in direction to Britanny (Bretagne). High and long Atlantic waves and good winds provided a lot of fun for us and a few other sailors.
Calais ferry port, the busy connection between France to England: The pilot boat rushes in and out. After having watited for two hours, port control finally allows us to enter the marina, ordering us to keep well to the west. We will do that – until Australia.
Our Sun Odysse 409 Orinoco, build 2011, is ready for the coconut milk journey. Equipped with blue water navigation aids and security systems, the English Channel will be our first challenge: high tides and a lot of traffic in the Street of Dover. After that we look forward to recreational sailing in Southern Brittaney.