Category: News

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Time For Reflection

The events of Summer 2014 have already been filed away in my cabinet of happy memories. It’s a depository that in recent years has received only short and infrequent entries, many of them are treasured but...

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Weather Delay

Well Jake’s here, the boat’s ready, we’re provisioned, fuelled and watered but now the weather isn’t playing ball. There are strong South Westerly’s coming in during the next 48 hours then there’s a lull for 24...

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Heading South This Week

OK OK I’m sorry, we’ve been pretty much cut off from ‘civilisation’ for a few weeks now hidden away up a tranquil little creek just opposite the beautiful church of St Just in Roseland in Cornwall....

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We Are Sailing

Leaving Weir Quay for Falmouth tomorrow and then from 1st October looking for a weather window for heading South. Past months highlights include Fowey Regatta, Tall Ships in Falmouth and a visit from James and Hanneke....

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Sea Trials Underway

Sorry for the lack of updates guys, we’ve had zero or flaky internet connection for a while now and indeed it’s still the case so this will be quite a short post. On Tuesday we left...

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Under Way At Last

A big day today, I ‘drove’ ‘Gleda’ for the first time under her own power. My first attempt didn’t go well. I’d wrapped the steering rope the wrong way round the drum so that the wheel...

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Still Moored

Hi all, still here, still working, still not sailing. Things are moving in the right direction but far far slower than I’d wanted. There are a few reasons, it’s harder working on anything when you’re on...

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First Week Afloat

Firstly I want to thank you all for the fantastic comments left on my last post. For some reason I didn’t get my usual e-mail notifications so I’ve only now seen them all. You all know...

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She’s Afloat……..Properly!

It’s been a frustrating week one way and another, but today all of that was forgotten because on this mornings high tide, under beautiful blue sky and with hardly a breeze, ‘Gleda’ finally broke free of...

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Two Tikis, Two Good Friends

It’s been a while since my last post, sorry about that. Truth be told there didn’t seem to be a lot to tell you about. We had a spell of wet and windy weather that pretty...