I caught the sailing bug in 2010 and have grabbed every opportunity to sail since then. Since then my family has trained as Competent Crew and we bareboat chartered in the Ionian in 2011 & Croatia in 2014 having an outstanding time. I’ve competed in all the Round the Island races since 2011 (skippering in 2014 & 2017) and vow to enter in each of my remaining years. I'm a commercially endorsed Yachtmaster Offshore.
Here’s a time lapse video of the tide rising and then falling last weekend. The River Arun is the second fastest in the country and this was filmed a couple of days after springs when the range was 5.3m
On this day low water was 0.4m and high water 5.7m at 3pm. The height of tide is shown in the bottom right hand corner.
During my recent Channel crossing to St. Vaast we had horrendous rain and for the first time my Musto MPX trousers seemed to be leaking. It wasn’t very pleasant and made several hours of the crossing cold. I’ve had them for 5 years so I figured that was reasonable service. Continue reading Outstanding customer service from Musto→
The crew had been looking forward to this year’s Round the Island Race for months and finally we assembled Thursday evening in readiness for training hard on Friday. Most of have sailed together in each race since 2011 and sailing is what brings us together – so it was great to catch up. Continue reading Round the Island Race 2017→