Corby 40 delivery trip from Hamble Yatch Village to Howth
Skipper & Crew: Matt Davis, Andrew Comrie, Mike, Eammon, Ron Finegan, Martin Loughrey & Me.
Before you read the rest of this log, I have to apologise for the
'vagueness' of times & locations, hopefully by the time you finish
your read you will understand why!
Thursday 23rd March 2006.
Matt, Ron, Eammon & I arrived in Cowes late morning, after
drooling over the boat for about half an hour we sorted out a to do list
& got to work. Matt & Ron headed off to the shops to get all
the food supplies and various extra bits of kit for the boat. Eammon
& I got to work rigging the boat up, needless to say there was quite
a bit of 'head scratching' as none ...
Posted 13 Mar 2012 12:00 by Kevin Cushnahan
Ali Johnston - Atlantic CrossingAli Johnston crosses the Atlantic aboard 'Bon Vivant' a 46' Halberg Rassy, with skipper Jean-Jaques Vasseur and James ByrneFriday, 19/11/04Leave Lanzarote 1500hrs to sail to Las Palmas, wind F4, reaching along at 7 knots, sunny, no swell - this is good. Wind drops after 1 hour - typical! Motor sailed through the night, my first night watch on my own. Lots of fast ferries, shooting stars and 'phantoms' on the radar makes 4 hours vanish like 15 minutes. Few dolphins. What majestic creatures. Arrive Puerto de la Lux Sat.at 0800. Marina full with 200 ARC boats. Spent the day getting some final stores, water, pick up spares etc. Generator stops about 1500, 2 anxious hours till ...
Posted 29 Jan 2012 03:46 by Kevin Cushnahan