Category Archives: Cruises

Blog posts & articles about sailing cruises (but generally these don’t include holidays).

Weather not looking great

Here’s the extended outlook from 2300 last night. Fingers crossed…

Deep Low expected Lundy area 981 late Thursday, transferring slowly northeast through Friday, expected Dogger Low 997 early Saturday, then southwest Norway 1004 by midday Sunday. New centre expected west of Scotland 1006 by early Sunday. Ridge of high pressure expected to extend northeast from Azores to northwest France during Friday, transferring south thereafter. Continue reading Weather not looking great

Looking forward to a weekend on the water

Several months ago we suggested to two other couples that it might be nice to park the kids with family and take to the water. Checking my email I realised that was back in July 2011. We’re now only a fortnight away. Helen & I will be sailing with the Scott Browns and Locketts in the Solent. We’ve chartered a Bavaria 38′ Cruiser – one which I’ve sailed before and the same model as we chartered in Greece this summer. Continue reading Looking forward to a weekend on the water