NCI Watches: July – Dec 2018

This is a summary record of my NCI watch keeping periods and other NCI activities during July to December 2018 kept for my own records.  indicates that one or more photos exist, click to view the photo album.

Date
No. Time With*
Comment
1st July
152 12-16 560,640 Calshot RNLI Open Day (Diary entry)
6th July
153 08-12 115 Swallow yachts Raid next week so morning watch on a Friday
14th July
154 12-16 220,272 Longstock Water Gardens on Sunday (Diary Entry) so did Saturday watch
22nd July
155 12-16 560,700
29th July
156 12-16 220, 530 wet and windy with the Tower swaying in force 6 gusting force 7
5th Aug
157 12-16 560 Cowes week starts! (Diary entry)
12th Aug
158 12-16 560,530 The Jubilee Trust tall ship Tenacious (click for comment), a gaff cutter, and two Merlin Rockets
19th Aug
159 12-16 530,560 The Jolie Brise in a good wind plus the RAF Memorial Flight(click for comment)
26th Aug
160 12-16 530,560
2nd Sept
161 12-16 440,640
9th Sept
162 12-16 560,650
15th Sept
163 12-16 440,610 Saturday watch since at Boat show on Sunday; Jolie Brise under full sail
16th Sept
On NCI stand at Southampton Boat Show (Diary entry)
23rd Sept
164 12-16 560,275
30th Sept
165 12-16 430 Training Ships Tenacious and Lord Nelson and 18′ skiffs (click for comment)
7th Oct
166 12-16 560 the “green” Red Funnel ferry Red Falcon  
14th Oct
167 12-16 560,170
21st Oct
168 12-16 560
25th Oct
Visit of HRH Princess Anne (Diary Entry)
28th Oct
169 11-14 660 Summer time ended. Motor yacht Alicia, a well reefed junk rig, and HRH in the Visitor’s Book
3rd Nov
170 08-11 205,605 Saturday watch, were short of watchkeepers
4th Nov
171 11-14 560,220 Blade Runner passes close, a foiling catamaran tacks, an International 14 with asymmetric, and the TS Donald Searle 
11th Nov
172 11-14 560,530 Remembrance Day; rainbow over Hamble 
18th Nov
173 11-14 560,220 Nacra 15 catamarans on training day?
24th Nov
174 14-17 350 An easterly wind tempted a kite surfer past the Tower and into Ower Bay. Also a J70 past the Tower  
25th Nov
175 11-14 560,470
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