one good deed

One Good Deed…

One Good Deed Deserves Another

Much of my sailing takes place around the Solent in the UK. For those of you that are not familiar with the Solent, it is a body of water that lies on the South coast of the UK.

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mayflower ocean festival week

Mayflower Ocean Festival Week

Mayflower Ocean Festival, Plymouth, Devon, UK

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, AWAITING A NEW DATE.  Plymouth is holding the Mayflower Ocean Festival Week from Monday 4th until Sunday 10th May 2020.  The festival is part of the Mayflower 400 celebrations which commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage to the New World. 

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the rya dinghy show

The RYA Dinghy Show

The RYA Dinghy Show 2020


The annual RYA dinghy show at Alexandra Palace takes place from Saturday 29th February until Sunday 1st March 2020.  Saturday opening hours are 10:00 – 18:00 and Sunday 10:00 – 17:00.

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faraway islands

Faraway Islands Sailing Trip

Faraway Island Sailing Trip – October 2019

I’m a bit behind with the blogging this month due to a two-week sailing trip in the Ionian.  Part of the trip included a few days in the Faraway Islands north of Corfu, Greece.

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lovesail member blogs

Lovesail Member Blogs

Quite of few of the Lovesail members are prolific writers, here are a few of the blog posts that have been added recently:

Catalina Aftermath….and women who fix sh*t by sailingsideways

Great trip to Two Harbors on Catalina Island. Now, whenever you use your ( or I use mine) boat and take it out for a day or two there is always a fix-it list upon return. So mine is:

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winter crewing posts 2018

Winter Crewing Posts 2018

Winter Crewing Posts 2018

Here are a few of the winter crewing posts 2018 that have been submitted by the Lovesail members.  To find out more about an individual crewing post just log into your Lovesail account and click on the crewing section.  If you are not a member yet, come and have a look at our friendly sailing community.

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southampton boat show 2018

Southampton Boat Show 2018

Southampton Boat Show 2018 – Celebrating 50 Years on the Water

This year the Southampton Boat Show 2018 will celebrate 50 years of boating festivities.  The show runs from Friday 14th September until Sunday 23rd September and, as usual, will be located at the Mayflower Park venue as it has been for the last 50 years.

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Sailing opportunities June 2018

Sailing Opportunities June 2018

Sailing Opportunites June 2018

Here are a few of the sailing opportunities for June 2018 that some of the members have posted on the Lovesail site.  Log into your account for more details.  If you are not a member of Lovesail then please come and have a look,

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