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July 2017

Noliday long weekend

Abandoning our two week holiday last week and heading back to work turned out to be the right choice. The weather last week was rubbish, and the weekend forecast wasn’t much good either. Still, we headed down in the hope of snatching a day sail or carry on finishing up jobs we’d started ready for... Author: Tim Butler


As the title suggests, this was not  a successful holiday 🙁 grr Saturday evening I had to clear up my logistical mess from the previous weekend, and pick the car from Gosport and head to Chichester to pick up some bits from the boat and drop a few bits off. I met up with Paddy... Author: Tim Butler

Sailing to Chi for a wedding

The plan for the long weekend was to sail to Chichester on the Friday, get in, wash and chang and head off to Tinwood vinyard for some pre-wedding drinks for Trina’s best friends wedding. Harvey was free and was up for a short jolly to Chi, and turned up for an early 7am start. By... Author: Tim Butler

It all starts at the Castle Tavern

Ollie came down late Friday night for the weekend. Saturday would be boat jobs and/or sailing, perhaps anchoring in Osborne Bay overnight. Sunday we planned to go to Goodwood Festival of Speed thanks to Ollie having free tickets. I managed to get the Hydrovane rudder antifouled before he turned up. We had a few drinks... Author: Tim Butler