January 15th 2020 our annual excursion to the islands January 15th 2020 our annual excursion to the islands First you get your boat. Then you slip across the channel – hopefully avoiding customs! Then Dave hauls your boat away so you can’t come back until you’ve finished the job! Good job the sand martins are away While Brian paddles round in circles, John puts his boy scout knot training to good use. Nearly ready for the breeding birds to return in the spring.