Monthly Archives: August 2010


We left Potter Heigham after another coronary-inducing session raising the mast, and motored past the bungalows before getting the sails up. The Thurne is broader below the bridge and we had a pleasant sail down to Thurne Mouth and into … Continue reading

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The Bridge Over the River Thurne

We had to tackle it some time. But a high spring tide wasn’t the ideal moment. The height guage showed a clearance of 5′ 6″. The old road bridge at Potter Heigham is only half a mile downstream from the … Continue reading

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The Pizza Oven

The Pizza Oven is under way. ┬áSo far we’ve managed the first clay dome and a dodgy looking arch. Now we’re busy trying to dry it out. Further reports to follow.

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New Mast Adventures

That’s more like it. The mast is up. It all looked a bit daunting when we laid it out on the ground. First job was to wire up the masthead lights and the VHF antenna. ┬áThat went smoothly enough. Then … Continue reading

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