by J M Greenway
Log tells of one family's voyages from
Poole Harbour to Northern France and the canals of Belgium and the Netherlands
in their small 22-ft Hillyard sailing
boat in the
Jocelyn Greenway wrote about her family's holidays and many of these accounts
were published at the time with sketches, photographs and maps by her husband, Robert.
Cathy Woodhead, their daughter, has put the writings about the family trips in
into a book called
Click here to read some
endorsements of the book.
Puffin's Log has 113 pages, 27
sketches, 35 photographs and 5 maps. It is paperback, A5 size and
its ISBN No is 978-0-9561469-0-8
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Book Delivery (http://www.cpibookdelivery.com/book/9780956146908/Puffins_Log). Cost is £9.99 plus Delivery Charge of £2.75 for a
single book order placed for delivery within the UK (plus £0.60 for each
additional book ordered.)
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Tom Cunliffe, a columnist from Yachting Monthly has
written an article that features Puffin's Log in the August 2009 magazine.
Click here to read the
Winter work on Puffin
Cathy, book and boat
Jocelyn wrote about Puffin in a later
'Somehow the two of us and
our three children squeezed into a yacht designed
for two, and were able to sail to France, Belgium
and Holland inexpensively, if somewhat uncomfortably.
Once across the channel, and we were all glad when that
lay behind us, all the ports between Cherbourg and
Flushing were open to us. We could visit the Bayeux
tapestry from the little harbour at Port en Bessin,
sunbathe on the beach at Deauville, enjoy moules
marinières at Nieuport, or enter the lovely Dutch canals
at Flushing and visit Middelburgh and Veere.'
'Here the children had the
opportunity of seeing the women in their national
costumes, and they could enjoy shopping in the markets.
In some Dutch shops ready-peeled potatoes were available,
and we were able to buy ready chopped raw
vegetables for soup. This certainly helped with the
catering on board a small yacht. Cooking was done on one
Primus, and very often stews were on the menu, followed
by tinned Apfelmoes, all excellent form of apple purée,
or fresh fruit and in Holland we discovered the delights