07.08 ARMADA (EN)
5 & 6 July.
The right bank of the river is the starting point of Armada and it ' s “Cathedrals of the Seas”.
We are impatient to admire them. We are motor boat sailors in fresh water and it would be difficult to believe that these giants of the seas leave us insensitive. After leaving the station of
We spent 2 days at this great event and saw the sky over the
Like my husband uses to say: On a boat everything which moves has to be saluted and everything not moving has to be painted.
A boat at sea without care shows corrosion instantly.
One could not say that it was hot during those two days and it was recommendable to have an umbrella. It only rained a little bit and there was sunshine from time to time.
For people who call photographing their hobby this was the ideal environment. Of course it takes the right angle, right illumination and Click, the picture is done. Even it was really crowded it was possible to get close to the sailing ships. We had the dream to visit one of the wonderful ships being moored along the quay, but when we saw people queuing up to 100 meters we lost the courage to join them. It is a petty not to have enough patience.
Saturday afternoon, we made a small flight with a sports plane. It was a 30 minutes flight over
On Sunday we undertook a roundtrip by boat and could see the sailing ships from the angle of the water.
On both evenings we could witness many animations and fireworks.
SEE YOU THERE IN 4 YEARS.....