For two days the yellow cog ran swiftly before a northeasterly wind, and on the dawn of the third the high land of Ushant
lay like a mist upon the shimmering sky-line.
The rowers, which also include Mark Stubbs, 40, from Poole, Jonathan Gornall, 48, from London, and John Wills, 33, from Surrey, must cross the 'Lizard meridian' to finish - a line from Lizard Point in Cornwall to the Ushant
lighthouse in Cape Finisterre, Brittany, the most westerly point of France.
Following a residency on the island of Ushant
off the coast of Brittany, France, in 2016, Ramirez made a video addressing another kind of isolation: that of the Creac'h lighthouse.
On the night of June 8-9, this mixed bag would have a violent encounter with a German opposite number in what became known as the Battle of Ushant
"We expect the strongest wind towards Ushant
, at about 30 knots," said Gavignet.
Maybe you shall get a Ushant
. Or you can settle for a plain old Cheviot, Hampshire or Dorset, like a lot of North American farmers raise.
While touring the ruins of Tintagel Castle by herself, Nan encounters its young, single owner, Ushant
Folyat, Duke of Tintagel, and again falls under the spell of a cosmopolitan fantasy.
Meanwhile, in European waters, in the first major naval battle of the war, a French fleet under the comte d'Orvilliers clashed, also indecisively, with a comparably sized British fleet in the first battle of Ushant
on 27 July 1778.
The second, originally called HMS Warspite, was renamed in 1716 and earned battle honours at Ushant
in 1747 and Cape Francois in 1757.
And I tried to finish the poems I'd just written in my notebook out at Ushant
. (Voices 153)
(6) The verses of what is described as a "Royal Navy Song" likely evolved from sailing directions for the English Channel as every notable point from Ushant
to the North Foreland is mentioned.