Semaine du Golfe

A few pictures to give a flavour of the event…..

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Launching at Port Blanc, new trailer performing well…

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Followed by some short orientation rows

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that hinted at the sea state encountered later in the week. The water in the Golfe never seems  happy to stay where it is.

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and there were a few boats about to add to the interest.

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On subsequent days we attended a picnic,

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encountered some more of the interesting conditions, which H-L took very well..

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saw lots more tall ships

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all manner of boats for that matter…

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On the last day took part in the Grand Parade, then moored up to watch proceedings from the hotel’s lawn.

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Lots of pictures to be found at here and here .

Next event in 2 years time (to allow local stocks of shellfish to recover!) – definitely recommended.