Easter 1999: sail to Port St. Louis near Marseilles and the entrance to the Rhone and the French canals.
Summer 1999: Through the canals to Le Havre - Eastbourne - Dover - Wolverstone.
Winter 1999: at Fox's Marina Ipswich.
Turkey to Scotland 1998 - 2000
Easter 2000: Ipswich to Royal Quays (Newcastle upon Tyne) by Lowestoft and Whitby.
Port St Louis, mast off for transport to Le Havre by road
River Orwell near Wolverstone
We had purchased Speedwell in Marmaris (Turkey) in Easter 1997 with a plan to sail back to the UK over the next 3 years during vacations from work.
After some refurbishment including an engine overhaul and a teack deck we finally set sail summer 1998 on the first leg (30 days) to Beaulieu sur Mer.
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Frances and Elidh, French canals