The absence of a blog entry on Wed was in no way connected with our meeting Robert and Freda Salter Townsend in Castletownshend. Robert is South Cork Sailing Club commodore, whose ensign we were flying. As well as entertaining us in Fuschia cottage they insisted that we should join them in Mary Anne's for dinner. We would of course have blogged but mobile phone reception is negligible in the village.
Today we left in a brisk F6 and sailed past the Stags, past Baltimore and through the Gascanane Sound before crossing Roaring Water Bay to Crookhaven. The wind was at times perfect, and occasionally gentle. A superb sail on one tack, including the Sound.