Morning and welcome to the Ships Blog. Weather this morning a little overcast with a mizzle at the moment which appears to be slowly clearing. Forecast is for some sunshine tomorrow. Winds in south and west for the next few days as well. Our resident berth holders Alan and Geraldine Sinfield have finally returned from their UK circumnavigation on ‘Tante Helena a Bavaria 36. A welcoming committee was on hand at the marina including our lock master Richard Ireland. Two other berth holders Running Free and Morgana also went out to greet their arrival from Ramsgate. Alan and Geraldine have completed their circumnavigation to raise money for The Urology Foundation, more info available at http://www.tantehelena.com/ Welcome home from Shotley Marina!