18.04.18 – 20.04.18
A forecast of sun with initially moderate winds easing to slight, gave us 3 very pleasant and relaxing days on the river, to fully commission Destiny for the planned early summer cruise.
!8.04.18 – A short trip down to Arzal for an overnight stay and the opportunity to discuss next years possible trip down to Spain with fellow CA member Nick Ellis who has ‘been there, done that’. 4.5 nm. 1.0 EH
19.04.18 – Departure at 0846 for a 1043 stop at Halte de Rohello (Beganne) to walk Monty. Dep. 1118 arriving at the WP at Cran 1214 for lunch. Through bridge @1405 to arrive at Rieux 1430. Berthed top end of lower pontoon, very shallow. 17.25 Nm 3.5 EH
20.04.18 – Departure 0945, slow passage as too early for bridge. Arrived LRB 1233
Total 50.3 Nm 6.75 EH.
Destiny fully commissioned except for persistent fuel leak from bleed screw. New filter head required.