It's just one more day and we're in November, having launched Solone in her new port just last week we were keen to get her out . So after preparations and a night on the boat we all set off , that is myself , William 8 and Lauren 15. The weather was great for us , not a wave and temperatures of low 20s. It couldn't have been better for introducing the children to sailing . The Atalanta was great , easy to handle and just great fun. We all slept aboard in port that evening , watched a Gil in the aft cabin and ate a good dinner. Some what cold though as temperatures dropped to 5 deg. Next we'll take a small oil filled radiator and plug into the port electric.

The next day my wife collected the children and my friends Sam and shreya arrived for a days sailing . Winds of 15 to 20 knots with a swell of 1 meter . All I can say is superb !! The Atalanta feels very stable to me and handles like a dream . I'm also surprised at how speedy the can be in a blow . A great day and a real fealing that I have made a great choice in buying an atalant

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Comment by Paul Jones on November 5, 2017 at 11:11

Sounds like great fun! 

Comment by Nick Phillips on November 4, 2017 at 8:07

Simon

I am so pleased that Solone is proving so much fun. And Keith would be too!

And great that your first night on board was 'en famille' - the Atalantas were designed as family boats and its great to see young people on them.   Hoping you have many more such great days

Nick

Comment by murray reid on November 3, 2017 at 20:55

Fantastic! well done...

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