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Arthur Beale

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Blue Dove on Marine Traffic

For those who would like to follow Blue Dove, search for her on Marine Traffic  www.marinetraffic.com Blue Dove’s MMSI is 235031014 Or go immediately to: https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/shipid:5490966/mmsi:235031014/vessel:BLUE%20DOVE Please follow and like us:

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Denmark

Through a long night we ran square under main alone. Not Blue Dove’s best point of sail but in lumpy seas we couldn’t be bothered setting up a pole then gybing repeatedly through busy commercial traffic off the German wind … Continue reading

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Hanseatica

A fine 30 mile broad reach down to Travemunde allowed our Aries finally to prove its worth. The great square rigger Passat marks the entrance to the river. A splendid sentinel. From here it is 10 miles up the Trave … Continue reading

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Some practical comments

In 2012 the Russian Prime Minister decreed that restrictions on entry of foreign vessels into Russia’s inland waterways were to be eased. Now, for those yachts seeking a novel route south from Svalbard and Norway to the Mediterranean, the Volga … Continue reading

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