Posts Tagged “Ireland”

May 19 – Second Day stuck in Carlingford Marina

By | May 19, 2012

Our second day stuck in Carlingford marina has brought blustery but dropping wind conditions. The forecast is good for tomorrow, light NE going easterly so we will make our escape on to Ardglass; 20 nm up the coast and in Northern Ireland. Yesterday was spent visiting the small tourist town of Carlingford. It is interesting […]

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May 18 – Stuck in Carlingford Marina

By | May 18, 2012

Strong NE wind on the nose has forced another day in Carlingford Marina. We ventured out, bound for Ardglass, but the prospect of 6hrs motoring with wind square on the nose soon had us securely tied up again! Dawn Treader back in Carlingford Marina The weather is due to blow this evening so we are […]

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May 17 – Malahide to Carlingford Lough (46nm)

By | May 17, 2012

After a short run yesterday from Dun Lagoharie to Malahide we set off today (Thurs 17 May) for Carlingford Lough – 46nm up the coast. Malahide is lively place with a friendly yacht club an a large number of places to eat. We can recommend the Mexican restuarant on the front near the yacht club. […]

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May 16 – Off to Malahide

By | May 16, 2012

Boat Jobs Day off in Dun Laoghaire yesterday (Tue) due to howling winds outside. Lots of jobs todo on the boat including fixing the loo which was playing up and backfilling. A quick replacement of the ‘joker valve’ sorted it out. Dublin Trip Took the Dart train into Dublin centre and had lunch and a […]

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May 14th – Arklow to Dun Laoghaire (40nm)

By | May 15, 2012

Having spent two days in Arklow it was time to sail north up the coast towards Dublin. At midday we left the marina, as the tide had just turned in our favour. It was a 40NM passage to Dun Laoghaire marina, just south of Dublin. The conditions were still breezy but the wind was dropping; […]

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12 May – Milford Haven to Arklow

By | May 13, 2012

We were stormbound in Milford Haven for two days before the wind and the rain finally ceased. Milford Dock marina has a lock as it is strongly tidal. Locking out times were not good for an immediate, and overnight, departure for Ireland so we moved to Dale to spend the night on a mooring buoy. […]

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