Southbound and Down

Day 16 – 19 Scotland to S.E. Ireland, Kilmore Quay We are running before the wind. Our planned stop, at a marina just north of Dublin, has been scrubbed. With northerly winds increasing in strength, it seems best to continue due south, instead of turning southwest towards shore.  Winds are 18 gusting to 30. WeContinue reading “Southbound and Down”

Day 1 thru 5, Kilmore Quay to Arklow, Dunloagharie & Glenarn Northern Ireland,

So it’s been an interesting 6 days. I wanted to get to Arklow on time, so I had a bit of rough weather and seas, but nothing terrible. For 6 months, I had planned all the work that needed to be done on Dauntless this winter and spring. Almost none of it was done. Why,Continue reading “Day 1 thru 5, Kilmore Quay to Arklow, Dunloagharie & Glenarn Northern Ireland,”

Coming Full Circle

30 September 2015, 13:10 hours, we passed the track off of Dunmore East that we had made leaving Ireland 4 months and 5 days earlier on the 25th of May. As I motored slowly up the River Suir, it is impossible to describe my feelings.  Much like crossing the Atlantic, this was another 4,000 nm,Continue reading “Coming Full Circle”