Took delivery in Sables d’Olonne

Friday 16th June 2015 we took delivery of our new home, the Sailing Vessel WINDEPENDENT in Sables d’Olonne, France.

DSC_0411Windependent alongside the delivery berth.


Having seen a Youtube clip of someone beating a champagne bottle on their anchor, I opted for the ‘wetting the baby’s head’ method!


Valeria and Ermida toasting Windependent, ‘God bless all who sail in her’.



Sailing south ….

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