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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.
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Port St Louis, mast off for transport to Le Havre by road

Avignon

River Orwell near Wolverstone

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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.

Speedwell in Marmaris

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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Beaulieu sur Mer

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Monte Carlo

Beaulieu sur Mer

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Corinth Canal

Argostoli- engine repair

Nettuno

Argostoli quayside

Nettuno

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Frances and Elidh, French canals

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Approaching the Seine

Leaving Paris Marina