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"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

April 2016

Jolly good preparation

Having returned to the UK early from my Caribbean cruise to attend the England Counties rugby game in Scotland, I had ‘cashed in’ son Oliver’s flights to Bermuda and back from the Azores as his selection would have meant he… Continue Reading →

Just suck it up!

This article was published in the May 2016 Yachting Monthly and the process is also referred to in the Technical section of this web site under ‘Rubbish Problems.

Bob’s Alumni Magazine

Bob who crewed on the ARC+ crossing was asked to write an account for his old school (Daniel Stewart’s College in Edinburgh) Alumni magazine which, following some school mergers is now known as the ‘Stewart’s Melville College Former Pupils Magazine’…. Continue Reading →

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