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The South Coast of England, 3rd June to 8th June 2006

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On Saturday 3rd June,  we had a leaving party on the Hamble, with family and friends.  The sun shone all day!

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Jane's Aunt Edna and Uncle Stan enjoyed sitting on the pontoon having   beer and sandwiches

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Charlotte and Katie (Jane's neices) sporting their new life jackets

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Sarah, Mark and Charlotte fishing for good things!

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4th June, on our way out of the Hamble River, our new life has just begun

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Jane on the helm across the Solent

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Picture taken by Andy from Julian's boat in the Solent

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First stop in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.

The harbour master kindly cleared a whole pontoon for our arrival!

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5th June heading back towards Brighton marina, we had tried to get around Beachy Head

but had to turn back due to the 2 metre swell.

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Entering the lock at Sovereign Marina at Eastbourne on 7th June

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Our mooring in Sovereign Marina. 

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Early Start the next day for Dover (4:00am), with a flat calm sea.

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Entering Dover! 8th June

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Dover Castle

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