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Piers and Lin du Pré are the owners of the Fleming 55 Play d'eau, based in Beaucette Marina, Guernsey in the Channel Islands at N49° 30’.197 W002° 30’.350.

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Beaucette Marina, Guernsey

Tranquil Beaucette Marina, Guernsey click to enlarge

Beaucette Marina Guernsey with its 115 berths is the quietest, if not the most beautiful and tranquil marina we have found in all our years of cruising.

Positioned on the NE corner of Guernsey, Beaucette Marina is the only privately owned marina in the Channel Islands …

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Oyster Catchers

An Oyster Catcher - master of all he surveys

To our delight, the Oyster Catchers we’ve always known at Beaucette, are still resident. These beautiful birds with their long, bright red beaks, red rimmed eyes and pink legs, hammer around the marina in small groups at terrific speed with rapidly flapping wings …

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