I have been experimenting with an obsolete QME self steering system which was given to me a few years ago by Rob Wooley.My first attempts to use it in 12 to 15 knots of wind didn't really work. The…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Trevor Thompson Aug 9, 2015.
Calista will be spending May and June sailing in the Adriatic.
The plan is:
Leaving Pembrokeshire on Easter Monday, driving through the channel tunnel, Germany and Austria to launch on 25/03/14 in norhtern Italy.
Week 1 27/04/2014 to 3/05/2014
San Giorgio di Nogaro to Zadar direct distance about 150 miles
Week 2 3/05/2014 to 10/05/2014
Zadar to Dubrovnik direct distance…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:56 — 23 Comments
Calista took Dominic Dobson and myself on a cruise around the Milford Haven last week. Not actually Easter week, but the week after (Easter was early this year so it was still pretty early in the season)!
The weather was cold and windy throughout, and we spent most of the week with two deep reefs permanently in the mainsail, and very little of the genoa unrolled.
We managed to sail out of the Haven on the Monday to Skokholm Island and back, and on the Friday…Continue
Posted on April 25, 2012 at 9:02 — 5 Comments