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Sailing is not just for the rich but, everyone. All about sailing and being on the water.


On the canal with the Seagull - £50 Setup

2 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

On The Canal With The Seagull   I decided to go on the canal as it is the only place local to me that I can go out on the water. It was really strange being on shallow flat water. To my surprice the outboard touched the bottom anumber of times. The...

Sevylor Tahiti Kayak

25 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

Sevylor Tahiti Kayak   I brought a Sevylor Tahiti 2 + 1 kayak a couple of years ago. But, only used it a few times on the canal and once on Fareham Creek. It was ideal on the canal and easy to lift out to go past the locks. It was good on the Creek...

Classic Yacht Meets Bioethenol Fireplace

24 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

Classic Yacht Meets Bioethanol Fireplace  On my 1960s racing yacht I already have a diesel heater that produces a high amount of heat. It is very iconomical to run. But, uses a lot of current to start up and shutdown. At the moment I am lining my ba...

Solent Sailing

17 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

Always nice waking up to sunrise 🌅  I got caught in the traffic going down to Fareham by the time I had slipped the lines it was +2 high water and the sun was beginning to set. The Solent was fairly quite just a few yachts and container ships. I was...

Tinker Tinkeress - inflatable sailing cat

15 Dec 2021 3 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

  Tinker Tinkeress   I have wanted to get a Tinker Tramp or Tinker Traveller with the sailing rig for quite a long time. I do not even know that Tinker Inflatables even made a catamaran version of them.   I saw an auction on ebay for a new unused T...

Greta hates these.

13 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

British Seagull Outboards  British Seagulls was a company that produced engines for the marine environment from the late 30s until the mid 90s. Many of the first produced outboards are still running. British Seagulls were a very simple two stroke en...

Crossing The English Channel By Boat

11 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

Crossing The English Channel By Boat. I have sailed across the English Channel in private boats many times from various points. It is well worth the doing and can be completely stress free or extremely stressful it is unlikely that any crossing woul...

Fareham to Newtown Creek

10 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

It was another very hot day and I decided that I was going to spend the night on the hook in New Town Creek. New Town Creek is on the Isle of Wight and is a National Nature Reserve it is a very peaceful place to visit and one of my favourite places...

Cats The Best Sailors Companion

29 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

A cat is an ideal companion for any sailor. They are generally scared of the water and on a boat being surrounded by water they can not go far. A cat is the best pest control you can get. They will hunt and kill any rats, mouse, cockcrouchs they find...

Sailing For Everyone

28 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments By sea and land

Many people wrongly believe that sailing is only for the rich. But, in reality sailing is accessible for almost anyone.  My first boat was a topper sailing dinghy that I paid £87 for. I use to transport it on my roof rack and sail her in the local sa...