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

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Confessional

As featured in the August 2017 Yachting Monthly ‘The Confessional’ –  ‘Unconventional mooring methods’ Special mention of Dave Cooke who was an innocent victim !

Yo Ho Ho

Yachting Monthly Letters May 2017 Well, it won a bottle of rum as the ‘Letter of the month’ but the picture they used for the instruments was clearly just an ‘archive instrument picture’ and I am not sure if those… Continue Reading →

Mousing Messenger

Scary ‘Birdgee’

Yachting Monthly Letters March 2017

Seasickness patched up

February 2017 Yachting Monthly Letters:-

Slack the stack-pack

This letter appeared in the December 2016 Yachting Monthly and the tidying of the stack pack was done on my old Jeanneau 44.

Ballasted fenders

This letter appeared in the August 2016 Yachting Monthly:-

Atlantic Return

This article appeared in the August 2016 issue of Yachting World. Helen Fretter, the Deputy Editor interviewed crews in Horta for a feature on the ARC Europe rally which had not been featured before. The account of Hejira’s ‘chaperoning’ of… Continue Reading →

Security Bars

Yachting Monthly July 2016 Security Bars

Breathing Underwater

This appeared in the June 2016 Yachting Monthly:-

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