Wales Circumnav – ‘Turning the Corner’

by Penelope Goodber A Circumnavigation of Wales in times of Covid   Start: Llangedwyn Mill Bridge, N Powys 13th March 2019 End: The Anglesey Arms, Caernarfon, 18th March 2022 Inland section: Going south: Rivers Tanat, Vyrnwy, Severn, Gloucestershire Ship Canal, Severn Estuary, Going north: Montgomeryshire Canal, Ellesmere Canal, River Dee, Dee Estuary Outland section: The …

The Anglesey Itch – Anglesey SOF circumnavigation

Two lines of footprints in the sand, leading to the brink of something we’ve been planning for a long time.
Trepidation and excitement play tag at the waterline.
The sea looks bleak in the moonlight and it’s such a long way. I know the early
euphoria will mellow to dogged grind, and that will stale into slow motion pain.

‘A Little German Girl’ — Fridel Meyer’s attempt to circumnavigate the UK

by Pascale Eichenmuller Fridel who? Why haven’t I heard of her, you may well ask? Well, Fridel Meyer was born 1908 in Kitzingen am Main in Bavaria, Southern Germany and was introduced to watersports by her grandfather, the lifeguard of the towns swimming baths. In 1932 Fridel arrived in London in style – by kayak. …