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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Sailing into the wind - how to tack as demonstrated by members of the Senior Service.




Classic sailing from a sailing boat - the sail training ship Endeavour tacks her way into a fresh easterly breeze from Land's End across Mount's Bay and then round the Lizard - not an easy sail with the traffic she encountered sailing one of the busiest shipping corners of the UK.  After sailing in virtually a straight line from the Irish Sea down to Land's End the crew certainly know they're sailing a wind powered boat and not a motor boat!

The boat is on the last leg of a voyage - The Arctic Express 2014 - that has seen her sail around Iceland and Greenland - they should have a great collection of photos from the trip!