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Sailing a Cabin Cruiser on the Solent. Day one.

Posted by Peter Barnes on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, In : Sailing 
Tuesday 21st July 2015. Up at 4.30 am and a lovely drive down to Lymington. The Car, is how many times better than a boat? !) Gets you everywhere, 2) Quick, 3) Comfortable, 4) Cheap per mile. That's at least four times better.
However, boats it is, so let's remember what happened: I got sails on and stuff chucked in the cabin, and only a couple of pints of water in the bilges. I'd gone down so early hoping the boat hadn't already sunk since launching the day before, because, in the first 20 mi...
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Easter Sunday Sailing Carnage!

Posted by Peter Barnes on Monday, April 9, 2012, In : swimming 
Wet, Windy and Fun. There are more photos on the 'Shearwater' page of this site. This one shows me trying to climb over too late and Fraser on the way back up. I had to swim round the boat moments later. Still, no need for a bath yesterday!
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