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September 2016

Weekend trip to Yarmouth and Newtown Creek

Another weekend, another trip. I headed down to the Hamble with Trina, and found Excalibur where I left her. Everything intact and ready to go. I coughed up a couple of weeks mooring fees, had a bit of lunch and set off for Yarmouth. Nothing spectacular happened on the journey. I didn’t check the tides,...

Exploding batteries!

— Alert! Click bait! — I’ll get to the ‘exploding batteries’ bit in a mo. Firstly I should mention, that sadly Ted the Trolley had to be put down. He lead a tough life, trolley-hauling endless amounts of dirty laundry, shit loads of beers and wine, and other manner of junk to and from the boat. His...