Monthly Archives: June 2012

The second-hand yacht

Just how much does it take, in terms of liquid assets, to turn dreams into reality, to convert flickering mental images of swaying fronds into real living and growing palms on a South Seas beach? And how much of the … Continue reading

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Something different from Sylt in Germany

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Jester Azores Challenge 2012 #2

ARRIVALS 19th june 2012 12. Basil Panakis in Jaba 11. Andy Lane in Bula 10. John Apps in Glayva 9. James Stock in Fly 8. Howard Chivers in Sandpiper 7. Nick Bridges in Dolphin 6. Thomas Jucker in Marta 5. … Continue reading

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The good, the bad and the just plain odd

MISADVENTURES IN THE WINDVANE SELF-STEERING MARKET Are you sitting comfortably? Here comes another unlikely – but entirely true – tale from the world of windvane self-steering. If you were still steering by hand in the 1970s (or if, indeed, you … Continue reading

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Love me tender – I am just a fender

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Cruiseships – increasingly en vogue

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Aquaplaning – no problem

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