About this site

Piers and Lin du Pré bought their new Fleming 55 / 129, Play d'eau, in 2003.

She was berthed in Beaucette Marina, Guernsey in the Channel Islands at N49° 30’.197 W002° 30’.350 until she was sold in October 2021.

This site charts the thrilling adventures they had in her.

You can contact us here.

Where’s Play d’eau?

If the new owners have the AIS on, you can find where Play d'eau is right now.

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Zoom in and our position will be shown on a map.

Recent Posts

A child is born

Our new Grandson in Lin’s arms
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At Christmas, what could be a better present than a new addition to the family?

Unto us a grandson is born

Our son Toby and his wife Amy, having married in April 2014, have given birth to their firstborn, a beautiful grandson for us, just in time for Christmas.

Weighing in at a fine 3.94 kgs, he was back home within a few days to his newly decorated nursery.

Other members of the family

Nugget and Twiglet, Toby and Amy’s two minatiure daschunds, have a ‘brother’.

A Happy Christmas indeed

What a brilliant way to celebrate Christmas. Unto us a (grand) child is born!

Nugget looks at the new family member
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So Lin and I are now responsible for four sons, and between them and their wives, five gorgeous grandchildren. Wow.

Congratulations to Toby and Amy!

Happy days.

Piers and Lin
Proud parents and grandparents
Play d’eau
Fleming 55

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