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Meeting our Sister Ship!

We started our cruise in Teddington near the British capital. We set off towards London, aiming for Chatham. Our plans were guided by the tides…. as we needed low water to get under certain bridges and high water for a … Continue reading

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English Riviera!

Saturday, 04-09-2010:- Early morning we boarded “Rolling Swiss”, lying in the marvelous St.Katherine’s Dock in central London, by magnificent Tower Bridge. Very soon we left the marina, passing the lock, reaching the Thames and turning starboard we had the imposing … Continue reading

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City Trader!

We collected “Rolling Swiss II” on the Markermeer, near Amsterdam. Initially, it had been planned that we would meet the boat at Sixhaven in the heart of Amsterdam- but (unforunately for us!) there was a big SAIL 2010 event in … Continue reading

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Some Heavy Weather!

Our CCC cruise on “Rolling Swiss II” took place 14th-21st August,  during which time we sailed from Emden in Germany to Amsterdam . . . and had quite an adventure on the way! We took over the Trader 42 “Rolling … Continue reading

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At Home on the Canals!

There were seven of us aboard the Trader 42 “Rolling Swiss” for this cruise from Bremerhaven to Emden.  Near the start, we passed the lovely old the old lighthouses “Alter Weser” and “Roter Sand” on the way to Helgoland. An … Continue reading

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Back for More!

I had the privilege, this week, to skipper “Rolling Swiss II” for the second time! I feel very honoured, because there are very few cruising clubs in the world that own such a beautiful yacht! On this week’s cruise, we … Continue reading

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Nature Cruise!

You may imagine that shopping in Amsterdam is a big hassle- but not so! We steered “Rolling Swiss II” into a convenient berth near a shopping mall, and purchased all the items we needed. . . . . . including … Continue reading

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Family Time!

On this cruise, “Rolling Swiss II” welcomed her youngest crew members yet- our crew was two married couples and two children, the youngest just 2 and a half years old! We have always felt that the CCS is a big … Continue reading

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Coastlines & Inland Waterways!

We, the crew of  “Rolling Swiss II” on her second cruise, took the Trader 42 all the way from Portsmouth to Amsterdam.  It was a record-breaking cruise for the motoryacht department of our club (CCS- Cruising Club of Switzerland), as … Continue reading

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First Cruise!

We were delighted to skipper the magnificent new motoryacht “Rolling Swiss II” for her first cruise as part of the Cruising Club of Switzerland (CCS) – taking the keys over from our CCS colleague, Marc Pingoud. Marc was one of … Continue reading

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