NCI Watches: July – Dec 2019

This is a summary record of my NCI watch keeping periods and other NCI activities during July to December 2019 kept for my own records.  indicates that one or more photos exist, click to view the photo album.

Date
No. Time With*
Comment
6th July
216 10-13 585 Saturday morning watch at Stone Point. BRe “Josephine” (I think) from Calshot seen off Lepe
7th July
217 08-12 655,440 First watch Sunday morning and going to Stone Point afterwards
7th July
218 13-16 455 Stone point, Sunday afternoon.
10th July
am NCI Calshot visit to Southampton Container Port (DP World) – [Diary Entry]
14th July
219 08-12 440 First watch Sunday morning and going to Stone Point afterwards
14th July
220 13-16 290 Stone point, Sunday afternoon. Dinghies leaving Lepe having sailed from Gurnard, and a rather grand yacht towards Gurnard
17th July
221 12-16 507 Wednesday afternoon watch – instead of watch at weekend since doing 2 at Stone Point
21st July
222 10-13 520 Sunday Stone Point – first of pair – briefing to new rota officer during end of watch
21st July
223 13-16 290 Sunday Stone Point – second of pair – 4 lowered BMW cars entered lower car park, can’t see how they would get over the speed hump at the exit!
23rd July
224 12-16 508 Tuesday Calshot Tower – stood in for watchkeeper with tooth problems since am still doing, but in process of handing over, watch rota. Fairey Huntsman 202 had engine problems while trying to return to Hamble Point Marina. Gipsy Moth IV also sailed past Tower  [Calshot Blog]
27th July
225 13-16 565 Lepe – Saturday pm watch
28th July
226 13-16 290 Lepe – Saturday pm watch
31st July
227 12-16 185,271 Wednesday watch at Calshot – trying to sort out AIS SART alarm originating from somewhere in Cowes
3rd Aug
228 13-16 300,720 Lepe – Saturday pm – start of Fastnet Race [Calshot blog]
4th Aug
229 10-13 652 Lepe – Sunday am
4th Aug
230 13-16 150 Lepe – Sunday pm – GPsail cats practicing
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