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July 2016

Henry the Hydrovane

Today’s a big day for Excalibur. Navigators in Chichester have successfully installed the Hydrovane brackets and shaft (I have a ‘H’ and ‘E’ shaft configuration). I had to assemble the drive unit and vane, and with a bit of help from Navigators we managed to get the rudder in place, which is mighty heavy, and... Author: Tim Butler

Portsmouth – Folly Inn – Chichester

Friday I headed back to Royal Clarence on the Friday as I had to move the boat. Despite being told I was in someones berth, they had rented the berth out to another visiting yachtsman. I was a little chuffed off with all the moving around. I went to pay up for my stay. Wyn who... Author: Tim Butler