Wednesday, 28 August 2013
Day 109 to 112 (22 to 25/8/13) Littlehampton
Caroline and Mike drove me around the area to see the sights including a visit to the east part of the Medmerry realignment site. Mathew (son) and Claire et fam visited the boat and on the last day Caroline’s son Richard and Claire visited. Littlehampton Harbour is an excellent place to stay – all the facilities you could want close at hand.
Day 113 (26/8/13) Littlehampton to Brighton (19/1979nm)
Depart 1300, Arrive 1800.
Wind NE F3. Sunny and warm. Sailed and motorsailed.
Crew - Matthew and daughters Kitty and Alice. In the evening met Bron and Martin et fam in the West Quay (Wetherstones) pub in Brighton Marina.
Day 114 (27/8/13) Brighton Marina to Ramsgate (78/2057nm)
Depart 0800, Arrive 2100.
Wind NE F3. Sunny and warm. Motored. Tried to sail when wind increased but it soon died. The boat needs at least 12kts to meet tidal gates on this long leg.