24th September, 2016 – Hamble Classics Regatta

Start position – RSrnYC Start time – 09:40 Start engine hrs – 618.9 Towards – RSrnYC ETA – Finish position – RSrnYC Finish time – 14:25 Finish engine hrs – 620.8 Distance travelled – 24nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Tim A, Lyn A, Brian C Weather – S4-6 Tide – HW Portsmouth 06:10, 18:40 np->sp 14% New faults – It’s a […]

23rd September, 2016 – Ready for Hamble Classics Regatta

Start position – The Elephant Boatyard Start time – 15:05 Start engine hrs – 618.2 Towards – RSrnYC ETA – Finish position – Finish time – 15:40 Finish engine hrs – 618.9 Distance travelled – Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – Tide – HW Portsmouth 17:30 np->sp 29% New faults – galley tap not working We drive down to […]

4th September, 2016 – Back to Bursledon

Start position – Cowes Start time – 08:15 Start engine hrs – 616.1 Towards – The Elephant Boatyard ETA – 10:30 Finish position – The Elephant Boatyard Finish time – 10:30 Finish engine hrs – 618.2 Distance travelled – 8nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – Tide – np->sp % New faults – Splinter from companionway Cowes dawns brightly again. The […]

3rd September, 2016 – Gaffers Annual Race

Start position – Cowes Start time – 09:25 Start engine hrs – 615.1 Towards – Cowes ETA – Finish position – Cowes Finish time – 13:35 Finish engine hrs – 616.1 Distance travelled – 18nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Tim A, Lyn A Weather – SSW3-4, Cloudy Tide – HW Portsmouth – 13:30 np->sp 100% New faults – The rain has […]

2nd September, 2016 – Passage Race

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 09:30 Start engine hrs – 614.4 Towards – Cowes ETA – 12:00 Finish position – Cowes Finish time – 12:05 Finish engine hrs – 615.1 Distance travelled – 11nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – WSW4-5 Tide – HW Portsmouth 12:50, 4.7m np->sp 86% New faults – As forecast, the wind is […]

1st September, 2016 – To Yarmouth

Start position – The Elephant Boatyard Start time – 12:20 Start engine hrs – 613.1 Towards – Yarmouth ETA –  16:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 15:40 Finish engine hrs – 614.4 Distance travelled – 17nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – WSW 3-4, partial cloud Tide – HW Portsmouth 12:20, 4.6m np->sp 71% New faults – After […]

27th August 2016 – Bursledon Regatta

Start position – The Elephant Boatyard Start time – Start engine hrs – Towards – ETA – Finish position – Finish time – Finish engine hrs – Distance travelled – Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – Tide – np->sp % New faults – We drive down early, after last night’s birthday celebration, and join the Regatta Breakfast, hosted by […]

14th August 2016 – Back to base

Start position – Beaulieu – Gins Start time – 10:50 Start engine hrs – Towards – The Elephant Boatyard ETA – Finish position – The Elephant Boatyard Finish time – 15:30 Finish engine hrs – 613.1 Distance travelled – 12nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Olly, Karina Weather – E1-2, sun Tide – LW Portsmouth 14:40 (1.9m) Np->sp 25% New faults – […]