Gary hoisted up to the crows nest in his wheelchair. Plucky able bodied Fabiana joined him as part of her Disability Awareness week, poor girl looked more scared than Gary.
Docked in Cherbourg midday, Gerry the cook provided a fantastic onboard buffet in the sun, the star turn of which were the crab vol au vents and his home made bread.
Everyone eager to go ashore but worried about spending money with coffee at
£5 a cup (ed. obviously drinking in the wrong spots!). No-one returned much before midnight so had a good evening in spite of the overpriced euro! Next morning 1st October left port heading for Rouen. Set sails straight after breakfast, then horror of horrors the wind died. In the Barfleur race found ourselves racing fishing buoys and they were winning!
Oh no, sacre bleu! Sat down for 2 minutes then got the dreaded call for 'Happy Hour' again. Over and out; off cleaning.