Tag Archives: Sailing

The Boat Awaits…

I get increasing numbers of hits about what I have written about boats, sailing and practical tips. We all seem to be raring to go, but we still have at least two months of winter with perishing cold or foul … Continue reading

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The Important Things

I have been through a time of sadness and anxiety, which I have shared with my father and my Bishop. Discretion demands that I should not give any details in this public blog, but rather to seek positive meanings in … Continue reading

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Irish Boat Launching

Just to lighten the day, launching a boat in Ireland:

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End of the Season

It is always a sad time of year, wintering boats. I spent a pleasant weekend at Barfleur and had a couple of short outings in Sarum in a gentle east wind blowing to a lee shore. It was truly weather … Continue reading

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Last Day of September

It will be the feast of St Jerome tomorrow, the patron Saint of translators, even though I don’t work from Greek into Latin! He was said to be a cantankerous fellow, but he must have had some virtues to be … Continue reading

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Photos of my Cruise

I have been doing some light editing with Photoshop. The later photos were blurred by seawater on the lens and salt deposits. This is something to be constantly watched! This was my first point of interest just after I passed … Continue reading

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Les Pertuis

Update: I did it, about the greatest distance I have covered at once in my 12 foot dinghy. I have yet to enhance my few presentable photos through Photoshop, so will do so on a following post. The problem with … Continue reading

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