A Superb Yacht Sailing Tuition Holiday to the Channel Islands & France. A wonderful 7 day yacht sailing tuition holiday, cruising to France and the Channel Islands in late September / early October with the aim of seeing some interesting locations, adding some tidal miles and getting to grips with everything there is to know about tides. A truly fantastic … Continue reading Sailing Holiday – Channel Islands & France
Just some shots of Cowes Week Regatta. We had a group of Berkshire photographers led by Ann Eckerslie return aboard one of our spectator boats during Cowes Week this year – here are a few of their shots from their Cowes Week Spectator Day… This is what she had to say about us: ”The … Continue reading Cowes Week Spectator Day Photos
Cowes Week 2014 – Just Great! Some fantastic racing, great weather and some great winds! I don’t think I have ever seen so much wall to wall sunshine! There was racing on most days but abandonment on the Thursday and the Friday which was gutting as the wind did fill back in on the Friday … Continue reading Cowes Week Yacht Race 2014
It could not have been hotter for this years Round the Island Yacht Race! Unbelievable weather this year for RTI – but unfortunately not a great deal of wind. All boats started with a very useful practise day on the Friday to get ‘to know the ropes’ ready for the early start on the Saturday … Continue reading Round the Island Yacht Race 2014
You may have wondered who it is in the Teletubby outfits… Here we have our very own version of Tinke Winky & Dipsey in a bit of sunshine and (warm)… Now the boys had been dreading this…. Sub zero temperatures had racked the UK – snow on the ground, huge amounts of wind…. just the … Continue reading What A Lovely Bottom!
Buster and Alex awake from their bunks rested and chirpy ready to don their kit and take over from the off watch on their way over to France. There is a bit of traffic around on a blustery but blue sky morning with good vis and some big swell coming in from the west. Some … Continue reading Why Ski Goggles are Essential Winter Sailing Kit
Well… more like the pre-Christmas staff shakedown detox… mainly because you can’t over imbibe onboard if you are moving everyday… changing ports, bouncing up and down and have places to go. We had all good intentions… Paul, James, Alex (the new boy but extremely nice lad) and Buster were aboard. Rich (of the cast iron … Continue reading The Winter ‘Unthinkable’ Staff Trip