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Life's A Breeze

I always hated being out in the cold – in fact, I had a perpetual hatred of it. Wrap me up in a duvet and give me a hot chocolate any day, but stick me out in the cold for hours on end? 680 more words



The other day we went crabbing with N and H and the kids.  We caught nothing – or rather, we caught lots of crabs but didn’t manage to get any of them in the bucket.   88 more words

Isle Of Wight

South Fork

aka The Hamptons, or most of the Hamptons anyway.  Forks, counties, towns, villages, hamlets… it’s all very confusing up here.  I like the image though of Long Island as a fish swimming towards the west, with a forked tail. 1,300 more words

US Atlantic Coast

Martha's Vineyard part 3

Today, we’ll continue our stroll around the small fishing village of Menemsha.

This is one way to do your shopping.  This couple took their dinghy to the store, bought something for supper, and and took it back to the boat they live on for the summer.  140 more words

A day of contrasts

For those of us not involved, the long week of Cowes Week has dragged. I’ll have been without a helm for 10 days by the time my salty sailor comes home. 410 more words


Does the dinghy fit...

When I bought the boat, I had a nice big, Achilles 12’4″ dinghy. That is about half the length of the sailboat. Yikes, need less to say, it did not much fit on the boat. 183 more words

Catalina 30

Brie, Bruises and one Beautiful Boat

A few nights ago we finally got round to buying Di’s boat insurance. It came to £80 for the year, including all the usual, plus new for old and wetsuit & gear cover. 549 more words