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September 2014

Day 77 – Dover to St Kats

I had a days rest yesterday and did all my usual pre-trip stuff like filling up on fuel, water, food supplies, double, treble check the weather, tides and pilotage. I picked up another handheld VHF as I wasn’t confident that my fixed VHF was working properly. I decided to do a non-stop passage from Dover... Author: Tim Butler

Day 75 – Brighton to Dover

Another early start. I planned to leave at 6am, low water was at 7:09. It’s a fair way to Dover and I had worked out that I would fight a bit of tide as I arrived at Dover. The tide can be reasonably strong on a Spring tide around Dover, so leaving on time was... Author: Tim Butler