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Cruising the American way

Julian and Patricia Morgan started cruising in 2004 with Herefordshire Sailing Club, and are now sailing around the world in their Allures 45.9, www.acapella.org.uk

Coming from the little islands of the Caribbean, it was quite a change arriving in Norfolk, Virginia. Everything is big in the United States of America, including the numerous grey warships around the port and the substantial amounts of commercial traffic we had to avoid.

Our crossing from Falmouth Harbour in Antigua had taken 10 days and we were glad to arrive, having suffered with considerable ocean swell during the passage. My husband Julian and I had.

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