Back to the Blackwater

Limehouse to Tollesbury – 69.2 miles in 11 hours 55 minutes A return trip today from Limehouse back to Tollesbury. Richard came up to London Thursday evening to help me back and Anne left early morning to drive home. Once Anne had left, we locked out at 6.15am and by …

Shooting past Southend to London

Pyefleet to Limehouse – 67.8 miles in 10 hours 55 minutes An early 4am start today. we weighed anchor from Pyefleet and after a short (and quick) motor out to the Bar buoy set sail. the sails then stayed up for the next 7 hours or so. With a fantastic …

Off to the Big Smoke

Summary: 81.4 miles in eleven and three quarter hours. Pyefleet to Limehouse Basin in London. Over 8 hours of sailing – generally fast though the wind started to die around lunch time, so we motored the rest of the way up the Thames. After a not very peaceful wind over …