Posts Tagged “Northern Ireland”

May 22 – Bangor to Glenarm (30nm)

By | May 22, 2012

A good sailing day. We left Bangor after and were soon gybing down wind with true winds of 15 knots and the tide behind us. Sun shining but fog patches and fast ferries, coming in and out of Larn, made it more interesting. Wind held out until we were just of the entrance to Glenarm […]

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May 21 – Ardglass to Bangor 33nm

By | May 21, 2012

Left Ardglass under clear blue sky but with zero wind. Another day of mainly motor-sailing but at least we are making progress north. We have been on passage now for 10 days out of our 17 days in total. The rest being days waiting for decent weather. Last night we talked with two guys from […]

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May 20 – Carlingford to Ardglass 30nm

By | May 20, 2012

We set off at 10am Sunday under a cloudy sky dressed in full wet weather gear. By midday the sun had come out, the sky was blue and the sunglasses were on. Summer has arrived. Carlingford Lough was flat calm and a different world from the seething mass of water the day before. A gentle […]

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