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Sir Who?

The other day, Sir Ben Ainslie made an impromptu visit to our sailing club during an Open Day.  He was absolutely charming and after having stopped to chat to a few local sailors and posing for photographs with some Sea Cadets, he decided to go for [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Happy Daze

There is no doubt that the signs of the sailing season are upon as we all migrate to the local chandler's for supplies.  I bumped into a fellow sailor the other day as I was waiting for some rigging to be made up at Spencer Rigging [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

A happy landscape photographer

Driving along one of the many coastal roads on the Isle of Wight the other day I spotted a familiar figure in the distance standing at the water's edge.  I pulled over for a closer look and realised that I was watching one of the Island's [...]

By | January 8th, 2016|0 Comments

How to shoot a cannon

Tempting though it may seem, this really isn't intended to be a step by step lesson in how to pack a cannon with gunpowder and set it off with a lighted splint.  Far from it.  In fact I was inspired to write this blog after having [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|0 Comments