This has been a day for relaxing and attending to a few minor jobs such as sealing the air vent on the foredeck. Early this morning a band of heavy rain lashed the Yacht Harbour. That did not stop several fishing boats from going to sea.
By by mid morning the rain had cleared; therefore, I ferreted around the Harbour village. It has the largest ASDA I've ever seen. Naturally I bought a few items there.
After eating a Pot Noodle spicy chilli concoction I caught the 99 bus to Eastbourne. The pier was worth a visit, and like Southend's pier it is falling apart. I visibly felt the boarded pathway at the extreme end moving because of the sea.
Back at the marina complex I called into ASDA for a meal that turned out to be a tasty chicken masala.
This evening I rearranged a
number of items on the boat and did some cleaning.
You caught "the 99 bus*t*", Bill??? Trust it was a comfortable ride.... :o)
Glad you made it to Eastbourne OK Bill. The harbour is a little artificial in feel but it certainly offers a great place to stay for a battered Potterer. I've always thought Pevensey Bay looked a bit exposed.
What are your next ports of call?
I had a delightful pint in Wivenhoe this evening looking at the yachts - pictures on my blog.
Steve, The bus.was pretty good - especially as it was free! Doing more bus travel today to take a break at home until the wind turns fa countable.
When I return to the boat I am hoping to continue westwards. My first port of call could be Newhaven, but I expect it will be Brighton. I have good memories of Brighton when I was skipper of the 'Speedwell', a 66' ketch sailing for the Discovery Dockland Trust.
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