Hejira

"For Boats, even the uglier ones, are among the loveliest creations of man’s hands, and though owning them brings a train of debts, hangnails, bruises, bad frights, and all kinds of worries not experienced by those who content themselves with more practical vices, the relation between man and his boat is as personal and intimate as the relation between husband and wife" - DESMOND HOLDRIDGE

Month

January 2015

Still preparing

This is an experimental ‘blog’ to check the functions and, more importantly, to test this Luddite’s ability to use them! Once Hejira is underway, the Email updates that I used to send will cease as I will be operating on… Continue Reading →

Appropriate place names

This is the Email exchange with Yachting Monthly :- Thanks Nick, we love this one! We’ve put it on our facebook page. Thanks for getting in touch, YM From: Nick Mines <hejira.sailing@gmail.com> Reply-To: “hejira.sailing@gmail.com” <hejira.sailing@gmail.com> Date: Thursday, 8 January 2015… Continue Reading →

Prop fouling

Prop fouling

Cold up front

This article didn’t feature although I think it is an interesting hypothesis:- Sirs, While ‘chewing the fat’ in the cockpit on passage this summer, we were all agreed that the forecabin was colder than anywhere else in the yacht. The… Continue Reading →

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