Plastic (not so) fantastic

Posted on 17.08.2016 Leave a comment

Right after this:

and this:

… this nasty fellow stopped our planned journey directly from Portsmouth to Falmouth:

There is apparently something about plastic in the seas, and when it gets entangled in the propeller, it is a powerful weapon against a boat…

This also meant action on Ella…

… and a non-planned visit to charming Brixham, where Henrik conquered the plastic, and we were so grateful to the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) for helping us out at no cost (admirably, the RNLI is run entirely on charity and volunteering by guys who additionally have ordinary jobs) that we donated our last bottle of Aquavit and some “lakridspiber” – I guess they will have a Christmas party to remember 😉

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