Archive for August, 2012

Improv Cruising

It has been a satisfyingly unplanned sort of trip this year. We had a vague idea we might try and hook up with our Norwegian friends, but initially the winds proved uncooperative. Luckily we didn’t fight them, and this gave us time with our daughter on the East coast and a welcome opportunity to visit […]

Not Waving but …………….

Our trip South from Edinburgh was a real showcase for my belief that a cruising boat must sail well in light airs . Apart from a 6 hour period in the middle , we had a light reaching breeze and flat seas that saw us sliding along at 6 knots, and up to 8 when […]

Edinburgh Rocks!

I am perhaps the only person I know who has never been to Edinburgh and would just like to gently enquire why none of you ever told me what gem of a place it is? It is stunning. Like most cities the place is covered in statues – in this case Adam Smith and co […]