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"This is Pintail, over"

11 September 2017

On passage from Porto Heli to Ormos Molos on Idhra we heard a message over our VHF radio.

“This is Marla, Marla, can anyone hear us?” 742 more words

My first post

Many people have told me that sailing is just a sport. Well, i think it is much more – it is a way of life. To sail without many troubles (we all know there always are some troubles) a sailor must feel good with his crew and be so close to them, almost like they are the same person. 41 more words

First Post

Home Sweet Home

We sailed from Hervey Bay, heading to Kingfisher for the night. The wind had swung around to a south easterly, so we were well protected in front of the resort. 538 more words




Generally when i have written about small boats and safety the posts have been well received by the other sailors here.  The opposite view is one mainly from some colleagues who see me as foolhardy , thrill-seeking and a risk-taker particularly in that i often sail solo and am happy to do things like solo channel crossings.   2,890 more words


Back into boat watching on the water

Two weeks ago was the first day out on the harbour for the 2017-8 Summer sailing season on Sydney Harbour. It commenced with a good southerly for the McConaghy38s regatta. 557 more words

Yacht Race

DePaul’s Sailing Club Catching Wind

If you are attending DePaul University and looking for the new fun activity I have it for you. That is, if you aren’t afraid of getting wet and like a bit of activity, then you should join… 249 more words

DePaul Club