L & Karina sailing

15th August 2015 – To Salcombe

Start position – Dartmouth Start time – 11:00 Start engine hrs – 529.2 Towards – Salcombe ETA –  15:00 Finish position – The Bag, Salcombe Finish time – 15:10 Finish engine hrs – 530.6 Distance travelled – 21nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Olly, Karina Weather – W3-4, partly cloudy New faults – The rain has gone! We get a […]

14th August 2015 – Dartmouth

Start position – Dartmouth Start time – Start engine hrs – Towards – ETA – Finish position – Dartmouth Finish time – Finish engine hrs – Distance travelled – Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Olly, Karina Weather – Rain New faults – It’s still raining, so we stay put. In the afternoon it starts to dry out. After battling with […]

13th August 2015 – Dartmouth – updated

Start position – Dartmouth Start time – Start engine hrs – Towards – ETA – Finish position – Dartmouth Finish time – Finish engine hrs – Distance travelled – Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – NW3-5, rain New faults – It’s raining with winds gusting to 5. We decide to stay put and discover Dartmouth. Even that is limited […]

Portland Bill

12th August 2015 – Calm at Portland – updated

Start position – Portland Marina Start time – 07:30 Start engine hrs – 521.1 Towards – Dartmouth ETA –  18:00 Finish position – Dartmouth Finish time – 18:10 Finish engine hrs – 529.2 Distance travelled – 54nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – ENE2-3 New faults – halyard guide on topsail yard It’s time to tackle Portland Bill and make […]

Sunset over Chesil beach

11th August 2015 – To Portland – updated

Start position – S. Deep, Poole Start time – 08:50 Start engine hrs – 515.1 Towards – Weymouth ETA –  16:00 Finish position – Portland marina Finish time – 16:25 Finish engine hrs – 521.1 Distance travelled – 29nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – Calm 1 variable, partly cloudy New faults – We wake to the expected near […]

Leaving the Solent

10th August 2015 – Good sailing to Poole – updated

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 10:10 Start engine hrs – 513.9 Towards – Poole ETA –  14:30 Finish position – South Deep, Poole Finish time – 15:10 Finish engine hrs – 515.1 Distance travelled – 23nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – SW3-4, overcast, showers New faults – We start the day with the Millers inspecting ‘Ivy […]

Sigmas racing

9th August 2015 – Cruising West – updated

Start position – RSrnYC Start time – 10:35 Start engine hrs – 511.9 Towards – Yarmouth ETA –  14:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 16:10 Finish engine hrs – 513.9 Distance travelled – 22nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – SW3-4, sun New faults – We’re off on our first proper cruise in ‘Ivy Green’. We’re hoping […]

23rd July 2015

Start position – RSrnYC Start time – 11:05 Start engine hrs – 510.3 Towards – RSrnYC ETA –  18:00 Finish position – RSrnYC Finish time – 17:55 Finish engine hrs – 511.9 Distance travelled – 14nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – W2-3, part cloud New faults – It’s a leisurely start to the day, while we wait for […]