It's the 19th of September and I am just back from nearly two weeks of sailing round the Channel Islands and North Brittany. We have had very light winds and our biggest problem has been sunburn! Roll forward 24hrs and we have the first storm warning of the autumn/winter season. Storm Ali is coming with the forecast of 80mph winds and torrential rain.
Whilst we would not choose to be out sailing in those conditions once it has past there is no reason to stay in the marin