What a wonderful welcome home yesterday.
Had a beautiful roast beef dinner with friends in kilrush.
Tidied up Waxwing and thanked her for carrying me safely home ❤️⛵️Went to bed and slept for 10 hours, when I woke I automatically went to look at the compass to check our course and realised.. oh ya i am tied up in kilrush marina. 😂
Today I was beautifull, I made it back in time for my granddaughter Emilia’s communion ❤️
It was so lovely to spend the day with my family.
Good morning from Waxwing, got up at first light this morning to climb my mast. It gets quite choppy here in the anchorage when all the big James Bond style boats start flying around ( fair play to them, it looks cool )
So I’m just down, I wanted to repair my wireless wind instrument and do a full rig inspection also. The bracket holding the wind instrument was broken! So that’s out, I can still use it in the cockpit, less accurate but handy anyway.
The rig inspection was a
Good morning from Waxwing.
Wind is finally blowing and we are pushing on SW at 5 kn thank God. A few long and frustrating days trying to get Waxwing to move and in 32 degrees not easy. I Will stay on this tack for the day if wind permits and tack south or SE tonight!
All good on board though but the little bird flew away (was going to name him Wilson) he is probably going to Portugal I presume as it's closest.
Big hello to my son Pj 😊normally on a Saturday we hang out or go
Today I am one week at sea and it has been great. I was hoping to have the Portuguese trade winds now but it looks like the Azores high is over Ireland. Head winds the last few days but can’t complain, weather is good.
The transformation in everything over the week is amazing. Firstly I had a massive work load on for a year before I set sail I had to adjust from that to sailing, even though I was still checking all my work and equipment over all the time ( all systems are pe