Ros and Demelza set sail again

On 7th June, a lovely sunny Sunday morning, Ros finally took Demelza out of her winter mooring and out into the River Avon on the return voyage to St Just in Roseland.

Demelza heading to the River Avon Demelza with The Matthew


Watched by a large crowd, a flotilla of boats, including The Matthew, headed through the lock under the Clifton Suspension Bridge and off up the River Avon out towards the Bristol Channel.

Demelza heading under the Clifton Suspension Bridge Demelza sailing past Sea Mills

How to follow her progress.

Throughout her journey you can follow Ros on Twitter as @rosbennet  and her blog at

An archive of  posts is available at

How you can help.

Ros is doing this to raise money to help fund projects in Ethiopia. You can sponsor her via her VirginMoneyGiving page:
Sponsor me on my Cornish Crabber Challenge

Read more about her adventure:

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