isles of scilly anchorages

Sailing The Isles of Scilly: Anchorages


The Isles of Scilly are a stunning cruising ground for sailors, with turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and beautiful wildlife, such as puffins, basking sharks, and seals. They seem a  world apart from mainland Britain, although the weather is definitely rather British. Hint: take waterproofs and a wetsuit with you. The navigation can be rather difficult

Sailing The Isles of Scilly – A Baptism Of Fire


Log 25 May to 11 June, 2017 Our time in the Isles of Scilly was, if nothing else, eventful. A mayday call, rummaging through garbage with the police, unseasonal storms, an encounter with a basking shark, and some jaw dropping beaches. Shortly after our passage to the Scillies, when Elena succumbed to seasickness and Ryan

Bioluminescence On The Helford River


Log – 21st May to 24th May 2017 Over the past week we had various visitors on Kittiwake. First, my parents (Elena’s) came all  the way from Italy to check out our boat and make sure we could, in fact, sail. They stayed for four days and spoiled us with presents and meals out. In return,