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10 - Stropersgat to Burgumermeer

Friday 2nd June 2006

9.15

Off on a lovely morning with a light breeze from our mooring on the island. Out north up to V018-B1 buoy

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10.00

Did 2 slow rotates to try and correct the compass.   Got a reading of 917 which shows good correction but a bad location for the sensor. Checking against the GPS it is still not perfect up to 10 degrees error. Then went south in the “Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn” and joined the Senenneroog

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11.30

Through the Willem Loreslus in the Dokkumerdiep and continued down the Dokkumerdiep to the Nieuwe Zwemmer.

Just under a number of low bridges some of which had been raised.  

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13.00

Through Zwaagwesteinde and then under the railway bridge given as H29.3 we got under with about 3 cms to spare.   Then stopped at ‘t Eibertsnest and took on 200 litres of diesel  and filled with water.

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14.30

Moored up on the west side of Burgumer Meer at a nice island mooring.

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Exiting the Stropersgat / Oude Robbengat out into the Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn.


Looking across to Oostmahorn. Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn.


Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn.


Circling out in the centre of the Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn, trying to correct compass. Survey vessel carries on with its bussiness.


Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn. Sluices and dyke keeping out the Waddenzee. Tidal lock at Lauwersoog to right.


Ezumazijl, entrance to the Zuider Eu. Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn.


Our exit from Vaarwater naar Oostmahorn - Senneroog / Dokkumerdiep.


JH Lunegat. Dokkumerdiep.


Willem Loresluis Bridge No 223. Dokkumerdiep.


Willem Loresluis Bridge No 223. Dokkumerdiep.


 


Willem Loresluis Bridge No 223. Dokkumerdiep.


Looking back at Willem Loresluis Bridge No 223. Dokkumerdiep.


The bridges have just been raised in the Nieuwe Zwemmer.


Wygeast Bridge. The bridges have just been raised in the Nieuwe Zwemmer.


Westergeest Bridge. The bridges have just been raised in the Nieuwe Zwemmer.


Langebrug. Nieuwe Zwemmer / Nieuwe Vaart.


The Stroobossertrekvaart crosses at this point. Langebrug. Nieuwe Zwemmer / Nieuwe Vaart.


The Stroobossertrekvaart crosses at this point. Langebrug. Nieuwe Zwemmer / Nieuwe Vaart.


Looking back at Langebrug. Nieuwe Vaart.


Swimmersheech Bridge. Nieuwe Vaart.


Pottebakkersbrug. Nieuwe Vaart.


Schutsluis down to the Valomstervaart.


Zwaagwestinde Bridge. Kuikhoenstervaart.


Spoorbrug. Kuikhoenstervaart.


Spoorbrug. Kuikhoenstervaart.


JH 't Eibertsnest / WV Veenwoulden. Kuikhoenstervaart.


Zwartkruis Bridge. Kuikhoenstervaart.


Bergumer Meer.


The Prinses Margrietkanaal crosses Bergumer Meer.


Our mooring for the night, on a small island at the entrance to Bergumer Meer.

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