Richard Steward's Sailing Blog. Single-handed (64%) anti-clockwise circumnavigation of England, Scotland and Wales via the Caledonian Canal and the Shetland Isles in Freedom Flight, a Freedom 35 cat-rigged ketch with a lifting keel, built for Sir John Oakeley in 1981. I have owned her since 2000. Start date - May 5th 2013 Shotley, Suffolk, return 30th August 2013. Crew - John Eastwood, Neil Rice, Roger Tutt, Matthew Steward. 56 passages 2109 miles, 37 single-handed 1368 miles.
Monday, 20 May 2013
(20/5/13) Eyemouth to Arbroath(44/452nm)
Wind F3 N. Fog 200m until 1300 then hazy sun. Motored under radar until
1700 then anchored until 1940 to wait for lock opening. Will stay one day
here.Looks a nice place but has a heavy
smell of chip fryers.