In photos: Nancy Blackett’s windy adventures in Suffolk and Norfolk

Marooned by a gusty northerly wind one day, and suffering a lumpy sea the next, Nancy Blackett and her crew finally made it to Great Yarmouth, as mate Andy Morley resumes his tale…

Tuesday 10th July 2018

Notice on a tiny wooden dingy on a pontoon in a Suffolk harbour: “This craft must not be taken through Potter Heigham…

Posted by Andy Morley on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

The North wind do blow (F5 gusting F6) and we shall have shore leave…(And a guided tour of the Mincarlo)

Posted by Andy Morley on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

I didn’t bring my climbing harness so I had to borrow one (insurance, health ‘n’ safety etc).

Posted by Andy Morley on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Always wanted to be a button boy but didn’t make it past the cross trees on this occasion!

Posted by Andy Morley on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

OK, so I did it, Tomoko did it and to show willing, the skipper had to do it too…

Posted by Andy Morley on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Wednesday 11th July 2018

A very lumpy sea between Lowestoft and Yarmouth, wind over tide plus the leftovers from the strong winds yesterday, lots…

Posted by Andy Morley on Wednesday, 11 July 2018

We had only just made fast alongside the Lydia Eva when we grabbed a chance to tag on to the very last tour of the day,…

Posted by Andy Morley on Wednesday, 11 July 2018

This is just a taster, taken on my phone. Later on I will download several such photos of the Nancy Blackett snuggled up against the Lydia Eva but taken with my other camera with the telephoto lens.

Posted by Andy Morley on Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Now then, these are 10 very similar photos taken from slightly different perspectives and with different amounts of zoom…

Posted by Andy Morley on Wednesday, 11 July 2018