Nancy Blackett sails the Riddle of the Middle passage

From the Nancy Blackett Trust

Today we had our best sail of the week so far for the current Nancy Blackett crew, which we’ve dubbed the Riddle of the Sands passage, or possibly the Riddle of the Middle, writes Peter Willis.

An early bridge departure out of Goes got us out into the Oosterschelde by 9:30am on a pleasingly overcast day. A brisk south-south-easterly breeze pushed us up the narrow Brabantsche Vaarwater between sandbanks at up to 5.7 knots. Some seals were spotted on one of them…

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