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J is for J-Class

Love at first sight In August 2001, when learning to swim was still on my ‘to-do’ list and I had no interest in actually sailing, I’d taken up a friend’s offer to hang out on the Isle of Wight for… Continue Reading →

N is for Night Sailing

In insurance terms, sailing is known as a dangerous sport, but most of the time, unless you’re slightly bonkers, it’s really a set of calculated risks. That said, there are times when things go wrong, and you make the best… Continue Reading →

A is for Ambition (the sea and me)

Bear with, as Miranda might say. Until relatively recently (in my comparative lifetime), I believed that the sea was something you visited. It was there. A repository for holidays. For times when you needed to ‘get away from it all,’… Continue Reading →

A Greek odyssey on a boat called Rampage…

One of the best things about gig rowing is that I’ve made a whole new set of friends since moving to Cornwall. Earlier in the year, the gig club held an auction of promises in aid of club coffers. My… Continue Reading →

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