With light winds forecast for several days and the laundry done I decided to get out of the marina. First stop The Yealm.
|Mayflower Marina, a 3 room (ex bathrooms) flat in that block
will knock you back over £400k leasehold and pushing £3k a year
in fees and ground rent.
|The Yealm entrance has a reputation for being difficult but in benign
conditions it requires care but is quite straightforward, except
perhaps for dodging a dozen boats leaving as I came in.
|Just past the 2nd buoy marking the sand bar and about to turn
45 degrees left. More pics in the slide show below.
|The Yealm is very crowded, a couple of spaces on buoys and
Pontoons were available but all would require rafting (and £) so
I did not stay and moved on to Hope Cove.
|Leaving the Yealm, Bigbury Bay was very busy with a couple of
dozen boats in view, all heading east as the season drew to a close.
|Hope Cove from the beach on Wednesday evening.
There is plenty of wind at the moment but it is forecast to disappear well before I could get to Guernsey and worse there is a risk of fog around the Island tomorrow morning so I am staying put.
Eighteen miles in four and a quarter hours.