This section describes the cruises that took Lady Martina back to Brundall via Lowestoft and then, after commissioning the insurance work needed to be done by Brooms after our propeller shaft damage, we then take the vessel back home to Horning eventually.

The incident off of IJmeuden and subsequent lifeboat service from Lowestoft was quite a traumatic event but it did give my new crew Kathleen some rather unwelcome but very useful experience in the use of VHF and emergency services. We ended up with two new shafts and sets of bearings even if we missed much of the later season for cruising


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