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MarkofSeaLife 04-30-2019 09:12 AM

London to Cherbourg France
 
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Bye London.

40 hours to Cherbourg for the 75th Anniversary of the D Day landings incl a ticket to see a President speak 🙂

Looks like a bit of motoring. And coolish.

RegisteredUser 04-30-2019 09:15 AM

Very nice.
Safe beach landing...

Arcb 04-30-2019 09:22 AM

Re: London to Cherbourg France
 
Nice, my Grandfather landed on Juno Beach with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders on D-Day.

It would be cool if you saved your SPOT track or whatever, that last thread you did about a channel crossing was interesting.

chef2sail 05-03-2019 06:44 PM

Re: London to Cherbourg France
 
Great trip...well except for the speakingvengagement������������

RegisteredUser 05-03-2019 06:50 PM

Just cant put it down, huh...

MarkofSeaLife 05-03-2019 08:10 PM

Re: London to Cherbourg France
 
36 hours. Very easy motor sailing as the wind was a bit light.

MarkofSeaLife 05-03-2019 08:11 PM

Re: London to Cherbourg France
 
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Originally Posted by chef2sail (Post 2051599944)
Great trip...well except for the speakingvengagement������������

Don't understand that one.

chef2sail 05-03-2019 10:04 PM

Re: London to Cherbourg France
 
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Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife (Post 2051599960)
Don't understand that one.

Ok....great trip ...except the part of seeing the president speak ( speaking engagment)

Arcb 05-03-2019 10:31 PM

Re: London to Cherbourg France
 
Nice Mark. I think you have about a month before the D-Day presentation? What's on the itinerary? Cycling? Bussing up to see the Notre Dame Cathedral? Inquiring minds want to know :)

paulk 05-03-2019 11:06 PM

Re: London to Cherbourg France
 
You have lots of time. Check out Bayeux and the "tapestry". Great story. Boats! Also, in Honfleur, along with the harbor, the 15th century St. Catherine's church has a roof that was built like two upside-down hulls. The Bishop hired boatbuilders to finish it since the carpenters went on strike. Caen is where the Tower of London's stone came from. William the Conqueror's castle is still there, despite Allied bombing in WWII. Beware of Calvados!


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