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Jul 11, 2011 - Sailing the South Coast of England

We finally set off on 11 July from Port Solent, glad to get out of the lock which was only just wider than the boat (see photo)! Since then we've visited Lymington, where we braved the unheated open air seawater pool; Poole, where we were stuck for several days because of very high winds; Portland Harbour, near Weymouth; and the River Dart, where we were stuck due to lack of wind! Still, it was a beautiful place to stay for a week, anchored near Dittisham with a view of Agatha Christie's summer residence which we visited one day. We then...

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