Tag Archives: Sailing

Semaine du Golfe 2017

Every two years, I celebrate the feast of the Ascension afloat, like two years ago at the Semaine du Golfe 2015. The almost landlocked gulf (Golfe du Morbihan) looks tiny on the map, crowned by the cathedral city of Vannes … Continue reading

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Captain Bligh

I mentioned the issue of punishment in the Royal Navy at the end of the eighteenth century in connection with Captain Bligh and the mutiny of the Bounty. I have of course, like many others, been influenced by the films … Continue reading

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Another Anniversary

I celebrate the fourth anniversary of my reception into the Anglican Catholic Church, Diocese of the United Kingdom. Here is the blog post of the time Received into the Anglican Catholic Church. It is quite a shock to see my hair … Continue reading

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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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