From snail city at Claggan Point, we headed up to Belmullet, and through a short canal. It was a grey dismal kind of day. With the wind on our back, we made relatively quick progress through Broadhaven, to our destination of Pulathomas, where we had accommodation in a hostel booked. It felt a bit early … Continue reading 25/5 Day 35 – Running from the wind
With apologies to those who are friends with me on Facebook, who will have seen some of the following....
Well the day started with a wee sunrise ... However, it wasn't quite as calm as yesterday, although the sea state was still smooth / slight. The morning started fairly overcast, but a bit of a breeze developed, which allowed Dave to get his sail out ... We skirted round the islands on our way … Continue reading 22/5 – Day 32 Inishmore to Inishdugga
Not my quote, but that of a local fisherman. As most of you that follow the map will have seen, we turned back at Loop Head today. It wasn't the biggest conditions that we have paddled in, but progress was very slow. With the wind due to pick up, and no real landing until Kilkee, … Continue reading 18/5 – Day 28 “The Northerlies are feckers “
Massive 10km paddle today, to set us up for our next crossing across Dingle Bay ...
After the winds of yesterday, we awoke to a fine morning. A fairly straightforward paddle round Toe Head saw us arrive at Baltimore around lunchtime. On entering Baltimore We bumped into Jim Kennedy ( atlanticseakayaking.com ). We had camped at Jim's base the night before, and was interested in what we are trying to do. … Continue reading 10/5 Day 20 – Castletownshend to Crookhaven