The Adventures of Blue Hound
This is an assortment of memories, many
pictorial, from the travels of Blue Hound, including:
Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, The Canary
Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Brazil and the Azores (x4), North Africa, Malta, Greece;
together with a collection of resources useful for sailors
The sunset picture was taken from Blue Hound,
anchored in the Canal de Itaparica in near Salvador in Brazil. Completely
Blue Hound is a staysail schooner, built by Chantiers des
Ardennes in Marseilles in 1981, in steel.
LOA 15.1m, with a beam of 4.60m and a draught of
2.74m. Sail area approximately 1200 square
feet. Displacement 26 tons loaded.
Originally built as a training vessel for the French
Navy, she has a long and chequered history.
If you might be interested in sailing on her (we are
non-commercial and sail as friends only), then email me with details of you
experience and interests.