Originally Posted by smackdaddy
How many nm is it from Mousehole to Bideford? How many hours would it take for a "normal" passage?
'Don't know Bideford but about 90. Once you round Lands End (she already had) and assuming the reported Westerly force 5, you'd want to be well off-shore and you'd expect a fast broad reach for most of the way. But there are rocky outcrops, including off Sennen Cove, and if you stayed close in, on a lee shore and were a bit off track... at night ...