How to sail – Points of Sail – Part 2 of 5: Close-hauled (sailing towards the wind)

The closest angle you can sail to the wind is on the edge of the no go zone. This point of sailing is called close hauled. You should have the sails pulled in tight, with the centreboard pushed fully down to prevent side slipping. And by probing with the tiller to find the point where […]

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Normandie Express – Brittany Ferries High Speed Ferry

Travel to France in the fast lane with Normandie Express Brittany Ferries’ high-speed catamaran. Designed to travel at speeds of up to forty two knots the journey time from Portsmouth to France is just three hours. Normandie Express carries passengers, cars, bikes, small camper vans and generally operates a seasonal service from Spring to Autumn […]

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