Tag Archives: The Sea

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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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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Behold, the Sea!

Glossary of Nautical Terms – I apologise for presuming too much of my readers. Open a second window in your browser and you can look up terms as needed. And if you call for a song of the sea, We’ll … Continue reading

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Gone Sailing

I am offline for a week and am unlikely to “release” any moderated comments (e-mail addresses under moderation or newcomers) until Monday 20th June. I will be “based” at the Port of Le Tinduff on the Rade de Brest, and … Continue reading

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Nearly Ready…

It looks a mess for the moment with the boom, yard with mainsail and rudder lying in the hull, not at all Shipshape and Bristol Fashion, but Sarum will be ready when I launch her next Tuesday at the Port … Continue reading

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Rade de Brest

I have written very little on my sailing this year. I have been out on the English Channel a few times, the last couple of times in quite “sporty” conditions with unstable gusty wind from a weather shore or a … Continue reading

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