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...