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West Coast of England and Wales

Ynot moored in Hughtown and the dinghy dock
Ynot moored in Hughtown and the dinghy dock

Paul Brereton, Martin Strohmaier, Keith Pemberton, Erica Wardrope and David Wardrope, sailed Ynot of Liverpool, which is a Beneteau Oceanis 37 between Plymouth and Holyhead via the Isles of Scilly. This was a 7 day cruise between 28th May and 4th June 2016 covering 300 Nautical miles.

The passage from Plymouth to Holyhead was in virtually unbroken sunshine/moonshine but all upwind.

The strong winds on the nose gave the crew a good excuse to take an enjoyable break in the Isles of Scilly and wait for a favourable change in wind direction. However, they still had to start their sail beating into force 5-6 across the Celtic Sea and then a more comfortable force 0-2 up the Irish Sea.

Ynot continued north to spend the summer cruising the Hebrides crewed by successive charter crews of civil and public servants – members of 5KSC.

In the low season Ynot completes a mix of weekend cruises to Anglesey, Taster Sails and Venture Class racing with LYC.

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