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.

Click here.

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

Recent Posts

Rubis diesel

Knowing how critical good diesel is, I have dedicated this page to Rubis following our post on diesel. The bonus to taking top quality Rubis diesel is that it’s the least expensive in Britain. So here’s the plug.

Rubis and special offers

If you would like to make the 75 nm crossing to beautiful Guernsey you can treat your boat to some of the highest quality and least cost diesel in the British Isles whilst enjoying a break in Guernsey at the same time.

Furthermore, register on the link below for fuel price updates and a promotional discount on your first fill from Rubis. Their indicated price is inclusive of all local taxes and duty.

What’s Rubis?

Rubis is the leading supplier of fuel in the Channel Islands quite apart form being a global business with a very strong local ethic. Having been involved in the Channel Islands for over 60 years, Rubis has a great reputation for providing quality products at very competitive prices.

What’s the fuel quaility?

Rubis marine diesel is Premium ULSD (Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel) for cleanest exhaust, AGO (Automotive Grade) for highest power per litre, and FAME free (Bio-Fuel free) to avoid diesel bug.

If you would like to register for a promotional discount, and to be kept informed of their market leading prices and special offers, just enter your details on their website here.

Where do you fill up?

St Sampsons, just two miles north of St Peter Port. Make an appotinment (+44 (0) 1481 200 800), turn up, fill up, and know you have excellent fuel on board and spare cash in your wallet.

Piers and Lin
from the soap box of
Play d’eau
Fleming 55

You can get in touch with us any time by using our Contact Form.