Fish and Ships

The fishing boat came in during the night – at 5am it was unloading so I had to shut our bedroom window! Never mind, you can’t live on a working port and moan, any more when we lived in a village could you moan about cockerels – smile. Later this afternoon, the regular Dutch artic arrived. I am always amazed at how these guys maneuver the great big things.

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We have had a lot of Dutch boats in the Marina recently. It must be a great long weekend to sail across the North Sea to here – a couple of days here – and then sail back again. At one time yesterday, there were 8 Dutch yachts leaving at the same time. This one went today – I thought it a particularly attractive boat.

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Let’s have a party

What better way to spend a Saturday evening than partying on Victor.  The beautifully maintained Thames Barge was off out to the Orwell Estuary in the early evening with music playing and a crowd of people enjoying themselves. No doubt, they will return around 10-ish, still having a good time.

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Oh,by the way, Suntis is currently moving through the Kiel Canal on its way to Varberg. The turnaround time in the summer seems to be quicker than in the winter – no doubt they sell more structural wood to the building trade.