Here’s a great example of a tidal gate that can make for a tedious end to sailing across the English Channel crossing if you don’t plan accordingly. Continue reading Strong ebb tides at Honfleur
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
‘Windchat’ is going to be entered in some offshore races with the Junior Offshore Group in the coming years and and as this requires an IRC Rating we needed to carry out a number of measurements. Quite a lot actually. Continue reading How did ‘Windchat’ measure up for it’s IRC Rating?