2nd/3rd May 2015 – Chichester

Lots of dinghy racing activity outside the marina, including model lasers, but not enough space for us to sail without going all the way out of the harbour. A couple more gaffers arrived during the morning, but it’s clear that this event is not going to be well attended by sea. We walked round the […]

1st May 2015 – OGA in Chichester

Start position -RSrnYC Start time – 14:30 Start engine hrs – 481.4 Destination – Chichester Marina ETA –  19:00 Finish position – Chichester Marina Finish time – 20:15 Finish engine hrs – 486.1 Distance travelled – 26nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – E3-4, cloudy, showers Tide – LW Chichester 16:11, 1.3m New faults – buckle on mainsail cover […]

24th April 2015 – To RSrnYC

Start position – The Elephant Boatyard Start time – 11:20 Start engine hrs – 480.5 Destination – RSrnYC, via Solent ETA –  17:00 Finish position – RSrnYC Finish time – 12:00 Finish engine hrs – 481.4 Distance travelled – 2nm Skipper – Richard Crew – (Louise by car) Weather – Partly cloudy, SW 3-4 New faults – None Sailing plans were abandoned […]

Signal

This is slightly off topic, but I encountered the message below, while checking in on Little Millie. It never hurts to be reminded!

16th April 2015

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 07:35 Start engine hrs – 477.9 Destination – elephant boatyard ETA –  12:30 Finish position – Elephant boatyard Finish time – 13:00 Finish engine hrs – 480.5 Distance travelled – 23nm Skipper – Richard Crew – David Weather – sunshine, E3-4 New faults – None Tide turns West off Calshot at 09:00 Full ebb […]

14th April 2015 – Coopers to the Needles

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 11:30 Start engine hrs – 477.1 Destination – Yarmouth ETA –  15:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 15:35 Finish engine hrs – 477.9 Distance travelled – 15nm Skipper – Richard Crew – David, Jackie, Mathew Weather – lifting Fog, sunshine – S1-2 New faults – Danbuoy damaged by mainsheet LW Portsmouth 13:40 […]

13th April 2015

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 10:30 Start engine hrs – 476.3 Destination – Yarmouth ETA –  14:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 14:30 Finish engine hrs – 477.1 Distance travelled – 13nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Barbara Weather – S1-3, sunshine and mist New faults spray hood coming unstuck again Fresh water in bilge LW […]