A single tide, 13nm, sail along Southampton water towards the Hamble Oil terminal with friend, Jon Tipple.
Category: July: “Summer’s Here!”
July 2014: Rather than do over-night trips I’ve chosen to do a few longer day sails getting used to how Seatern handles in different weathers. During the month I’ve been learning a lot about sailing a cruising boat rather than a racing dinghy!
Seatern was built with a boom gallows to aid lowering and raising the mast for going under Northam Bridge. I had suggested to Matt that...
Sailing almost entirely single-handed, the idea of falling over-board and watching Seatern sail away with the tiller pilot in command is not inviting! My original...
Out to Alum Bay where a rain squall came over Seatern as I ran back to Southampton – 49nm.
A single tide, afternoon trip with Robin West. We managed to get to Hamble Spit (15nm).
A 55nm day trip out past Hurst Narrows and around the Shingles Bank
A single tide trip viewing the Western Docks (12nm)
Mainsheet Track: I took a neighbour who wants to learn to sail out in my “Sea Lightning” dinghy yesterday and was reminded how light the...
Out to the southeast corner of the Isle of Wight (44 nm).