- Apr 15, 2021
- Profile Information
- Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom
- Here for:
- Friendship, Crew
- About Me:
Up to 6 months each year exploring the Greek Islands.. though, that might be restricted to 3 months (Brexit).
Edel 35 catamaran.. currently 'wintering' nr Corinthian Canal, while I spend some time in Cornwall.. and have have the chance to see my grandson.
Love sailing. Love quiet anchorages. Love local food and wine. Love meeting people. Love sharing the experience with friends and family.
24' Woods Strider catamaran in NZ.. for sailing during their summer (Jan to Mar).
Currently (2021), using lockdown to restore a 9m Woods Windsong catamaran, in the village, for use in the UK.
No to Brexit voters. No to Tory voters.
- Sailing Experience:
Since childhood, family sailing the S coast of the UK.
Then.. Cornwall, Scillies, Brittany island hopping, Bordeaux (marathon) and back in 24' sporty cat, Mediterranean: Balerarics; Sicily; Italy; Greece.
From mirror dinghies to 100', 100 tonne, 100+ yr old ketch.
Gaff, lugg, gunter, bermudan.
Ex-dinghy instructor. Sports boat certificate. Yachtmaster.
- Sailing Qualifications:
- Nautical Miles Logged:
- 1200nm (2020); 3500nm (2019)
- Home and family
- Marital status:
- Have Children:
- Yes - flown the nest
- Sailor, property landlord and website designer (90% retired)
- Body type:
- 6'0" - 6'3" (181 - 190cm)
- 1329 views
"Lottie", has not only arrived in NZ.. I received an email, today (invoice for trailing), telling me she arrived at Marsden Point, Ruakaka, last Tuesday (30th?)... How exciting is that?! There were times, when I thought that it could never happen.. something would go wrong. But, she's…
- Jul 6, 2020
Well, it was worth the effort. The drive to Greece was great, except for negotiating the tarmac maniacs in Italy. Crossing the borders proved no obstacle.. and crossing the S Alps was glorious.. about to start the return journey, tomorrow.. taking the ferry from Patras, instead of Igoumenitsa, not o…
- Jul 5, 2020
Ok.. so.. the event (below) does not seem like it will be possible.. NZ borders are CLOSED. However, the intent is to make it happen... as soon as.. Here's the event.. My 24' Woods Strider, awaits her skipper.. in a boat yard 60 miles N of Auckland. She has proved herself coastal hopping f…
- Apr 14, 2020
Starting in April... (ha, ha, ha! Fat chance.. all moved back to mid-July. If you fancy sailing the Greek islands, please get in touch and I'll keep you in the loop) ... I shall be sailing from Aigina island.. and exploring the areas listed in 'location' (above). Some of them, I visit…
- Nov 10, 2019