All was going so well, beautiful moon over Newtown Creek then around midnight the wind started to pick up and by 7 o’clock this morning the wind was gusting 25 knots, fortunately it was southwesterly so a run back to Gosport. Artie the Ship’s Cat was on stand down watch this morning having been onContinue reading “What a difference a day makes”
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First sail of 2020 with the Ship’s Cat on watch.
After the meat raffle at Hornet Services Sailing Club at lunch time we stepped aboard Talavera and slipped the lines and headed out of Portsmouth Harbour just as HMS Medway was making her way into the harbour. The plan is to sail back to Gosport tomorrow morning.
Introducing Artie the Ship’s Cat
Hi this is Artie the Ship’s Cat, he travels on Talavera a Hallberg Rassy 36 mk 2 with his two slaves Tim and Rowena. The plan this year is to sail around the United Kingdom going anti-clockwise leaving at the beginning of May but we will be having a few beat up sails before weContinue reading “Introducing Artie the Ship’s Cat”