AdminErica

Profile Information
Gender:
Woman 
Age:
53
Location:
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Here for:
Dating, Friendship, Crew 
About Me:

Hello! I'm Erica, I run the Lovesail site. Any questions or queries then please do contact me either through the site's private message facility or the contact form at the bottom of any page, please include your username on the contact form. ⛵️

Sailing Experience:

Lots of sailing holidays and crewing around the Solent.

Sailing Qualifications:

RYA Day Skipper (theory)
RYA Level 1 Dinghy
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Marine Operators Certificate (Short Range)
RYA First Aid
ML5
PADI Open Water
BCU 1

Nautical Miles Logged:
I don't count them!
Home and family
Marital status:
Single / never married 
Have Children:
Yes - at home part-time 
Occupation:
Run Lovesail!
Lifestyle
Smoking:
Never 
Drinking:
Rarely 
Social Setting:
Comic relief 
Appearance
Body type:
Slim 
Height:
5'8" - 5'11" (171 - 180cm) 
Eyes:
Hazel 
Hair:
Brown 
Recent activity
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flymy15 and AdminErica are now friends.
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AdminErica posted a new blog:

Here is a good time-filler I'd recommend if you have a screen. The Odessey is a biopic about the deeds of Jacques Cousteau chronicling his life once he left the navy to become an ocean explorer and film-maker. Based on the book Capitaine de La Calypso by Albert Falco and Yves Paccalet it covers…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

A couple of members have been getting confused about the timeline on an individual's profile page. This is the timeline on a user's profile located underneath the profile information. This timeline only indicates whether the user has acquired friends, posted pictures or posted a blog, even…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

Just a reminder to the lifetime members and any other paid members. If you are using a mobile device to access the site, please remember you are NOT using an app. You need to log in and out after each session, the responsive system does not keep you logged in. After a certain amount of inactivity, i…

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AdminErica created a new event:
Mayflower Ocean Festival - CANCELLED
May 10, 2020

CANCELLED - Plymouth is holding the Mayflower Ocean Festival from Monday 4th until Sunday 10 May. The festival is part of the Mayflower 400 celebrations commemorating the Mayflower's journey to the new world 400 years ago. Plymouth Sound is also home to the UK's first national marine park,…

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AdminErica posted on Capted's wall:

I think it might be! Grin

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RYA Dinghy Show
Mar 1, 2020

A date for your diary. This annual show pertaining to all things small and floaty starts on Saturday 29th February and finishes on Sunday 1st March. Just realised it's a leap year ladies!

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MissEmily and AdminErica are now friends.
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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I've received a lovely thank you this morning which I would like to share. "Hi Erica,I just would like to say a huge thank you for running Lovesail. Thanks to you, I’ve met the man of my dreams who’s also a brilliant sailor.You’ve changed my life and I’ll be forever grateful.Wishing you mu…

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sevencs and AdminErica are now friends.
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AdminErica created a new event:
Cowes Week - CANCELLED
Aug 9, 2020

UPDATE: Unfortunately it's been announced today (Friday 5th June 2020) that Cowes Week has been cancelled. A diary reminder for Cowes Week. This year it starts on Saturday 8th August 2020 running through until Saturday 15th August 2020. If you are planning to attend and want to meet up for a d…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I would just like to highlight how the "like" system works as a few members have been having problems. To like a post on the activity timeline, hover over the "thumbs up" icon and click (or tap on mobile devices). If you are viewing the blog, events and classifieds list you will…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I have received a couple of complaints about members not being truthful about their age. Whilst some of you may be lucky enough to look younger than your age PLEASE be honest. It is very frustrating to be contacted by members that turn out to be 10 years older than they claim on their profile. You w…

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texasailor and AdminErica are now friends.
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tommac and AdminErica are now friends.
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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I have just posted a new recipe on the lovesail news blog kindly sent in by member sailingsideways. She has shared a delicious recipe for linguine with clams. If you would like to send in a recipe then just drop me a line and I can add it to the recipe section. The next recipe scheduled is IndigoBlu…

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floatmyboat and AdminErica are now friends.
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AdminErica posted a new blog:

UPDATE - 20 OCTOBER 2019: The update took place yesterday (Saturday) evening. You will notice a few changes to the layout mostly when using a mobile device. The new version has placed the left menu bar along the top and the message link is easier to see. I have updated the help page but if you are h…

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aquariscorp and AdminErica are now friends.
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AdminErica posted a new blog:

There is a new article on the Lovesail News Blog entitled Yacht Rock. If you haven't heard of Yacht Rock, I hadn't (my musical appreciation was still to mature in the mid-1970's) then have a read. You'll also find some examples of top Yacht Rock tunes to add to your YachtRock Pla…

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AdminErica created a new event:
Southampton Boat Show
Sep 21, 2019

This annual event (51st!) which sees around 100,000 visitors arriving over a 10 day period starts on Friday 13th September and runs until Sunday 22nd September 2019. Expect to see all the usual faces in the usual places plus Andark's TryDive pool is back if you want to try your hand at a spot o…

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SailGP
Aug 10, 2019

If you are going over to watch the SailGP foiling cats this weekend just check on their website first. Due to the MetOffice yellow weather warnings they may alter the schedule. As at 12:00 today (Friday 9th Aug) the racing on Saturday has been cancelled. I saw them out on the water yesterday and the…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I ventured over to Cowes yesterday to watch the inaugural King’s Cup regatta. Eight teams were invited to take part and each team was represented by a charity that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are patrons of. To help raise awareness of the charities the teams had a celebrity ambassador for the…

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AdminErica created a new event:
The Clipper Race Departs from St Katharine Docks
Aug 24, 2019

The Clipper round the world race is scheduled to leave St Katharine Docks on Sunday 1st September 2019. A race village will be open from Saturday 24th August 2019 until the race start. Visitors will be able to see the 11 strong fleet in the Centre Basin and have the opportunity to tour the Clipper 7…

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AdminErica created a new event:
The Fastnet Race
Aug 3, 2019

The Fastnet Race is due to start on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at 12:30. There is much debate as to whether this date change and change in tradition is due to weather or financial concerns. It does mean those participating in the 605nm race will have enough time to finish Fastnet in Plymouth and then…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

The site has been upgraded overnight to the current version of the software which has resulted in a slightly different layout. The main links that were located down the left side menu can now be found up in the top right corner as icons. Click on the icon to load or to see a drop down menu. There is…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

Lovesail member skippetydoodah has sent in a galley recipe for the blog. A Greek quesadilla, easy to make and all in one pot. To view the recipe click on the Lovesail News tab in the menu bar above. If you have a recipe that you would like to share then just email the details to me and it can be inc…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

Haha! Just to let you know there is a new article on the Lovesail News blog entitled Explore. Dream. Discover Who wrote that popular quote about throwing off the bowlines? Click the Lovesail News link along the top menu bar (next to the Help tab) to discover, it's probably not the author you th…

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AdminErica created a new event:
Ramsgate Week
Jul 21, 2019

Described as the friendly regatta and an alternative to Cowes Week.

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

When logging into the site you can login with your username, although it says email it will accept your username as well.Erica

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

The Lovesail site has a responsive platform. This means that the software will adjust to the screen size of the device you are using to make it more user friendly. If you are using a mobile/cell phone the site will be arranged down the page. Some members think this is an APP, it is not. You are view…

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AdminErica created a new event:
West Highland Yachting Week
Jul 26, 2019

A date for your diaries, West Highland Yachting Week, celebrates it's 71st year this year. A mixture of round the buoys and passage racing around the beautiful islands of the West Coast of Scotland.

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

The default time zone for the site is GMT. Members can, however, change the time zone of their account. Go to My settings (left side menu) and select the time zone from the drop down menu. Remember to click Update at the bottom to save the change.

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I haven't managed to get any sailing in this Bank Holiday weekend, far too many house chores, but I did get the chance to go Kayaking with my neighbourino! At the end of last year I managed to pick up a bargain on eBay, a sit-on Islander Paradise kayak. I had been looking for something cheap an…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I just wanted to highlight that the new message facility does arrange messages in a thread. Some of you have thought it does not. The messages are arranged so that the most recent message is above the reply box. If you look to the bottom right corner of the last message in the thread you will see a…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

I was very lucky to have the chance to get out on the water this weekend. A few days bouncing around the Dorset coastline. On the Weymouth to Swanage leg we had a tiny hitchhiker that flew onto the boat. She rested a while hopping around the cockpit and sitting on the clutches, then took off as quic…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

Yesterday I finally managed to get out on the water for the first time this year, and what a great day for sailing. We left Lymington around 09:30 so not too early a start (I'm not a morning person!). My cousin is kind enough to let me hang out on his Jeanneau 53, so with a crew of 7 we hit the…

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AdminErica created a new event:
Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show
Apr 26, 2019

So much better to have a boat show at the beginning of the season, not the end like we have in Blighty! New and used boats at the biggest in-water boat show north of Miami, along with all the usual boat show exhibitors and events. Ticket prices are: Adult $12 day, Adult $19 two day combo, 12 and und…

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AdminErica posted a new blog:

Just a quick reminder to check your location to ensure it is correct. A few of the older accounts only have a country listed. If not all the location information is present it will impact your placing in the search results. To update locations go to My profile (left menu bar) > Edit profile (unde…