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A 7-post collection

Shetland Sailing Holiday 2009

Well, last year we did the western isles because we had pretty much stretched as far as we could for a two week holiday.  Jen wanted to do another big trip, and Robert was keen to take the boat over Sweden - so plans were made.  Unfortunately, we didn't quite »

Western Isles Holiday 2008

Ever since our first sailing holiday to Ireland, our plans have become grander ever year.  We've sailed a the full length of the UK, stretched as far north as we go, and gone as far west.  We've always promised to go on a nice 'easy' trip around the western isles »

Channel Isles Holiday 2007

The Channel Isles holiday is/was somewhat of a big deal for me. I've been an active sailor for seven years, covered thousands of miles, participated in several annual sailing holidays and seen my fair share of nasty weather. However, this year marked my biggest challenge - to act as »

Iceland Sailing 2006

After a great holiday, it was eventually time to head home - but not before we made just one last stop. Of course, our stop as in yet another country ;-) We left Reykjavik just after dinner on Friday night, and within ten minutes of leaving the harbour, we spotted »

Iceland Holiday 2006

As the Iceland trip was our most technically complex trip to date, it was agreed that rather than our usual "outbound" and "return" crews, we would help each other. So, for the delivery trip, Robert got the help of Jen, Russ, and me.  Likewise, on the return trip, Robert flew »

Iceland Delivery Trip 2006

Robert has always wanted to sail to St Kilda, so its seemed like a good basis for a sailing trip. But, unfortunately, St Kilda is only accessible in certain weather conditions. We sat in the pub one night thinking of how we could organise the trip, and what we would »

Wales Sailing Holiday 2005

7th August 0745 -> 1935 Penarth (Cardiff) -> Swansea 55.6nm / 12 hours Went up the mast, fun with the Swansea locks! 9th August 1010 -> 2034 Swansea -> Neyland 66.1nm / 10.5 hours More fun in the locks, dolphins, blind nav, "come along side early bird". 10th - »