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Commodore’s Highlights – At Last! I’m Off The Hook!

Who is the most famous sailor? Older people might nominate Chichester, the first to sail single-handed around the world. (Some will shout Joshua Slocum but the debate is not my purpose here!) Ainslie has a great career ongoing. MacArthur, Caffari and a long list of others have done tremendous things. But Knox-Johnston’s career of achievement […]

Commodore’s Highlights – The weather is fair…

The weather is fair and the Solent beckons! I’m actually going out on consecutive weekends, and it’s the first time I’ve done that as far as I can recall!   I’m bringing along an Introductory Member for one of them as well. I’ve found that people who give the club a try find it very much […]

Pornichet Marina

A possible cruise from Pornichet back to Pornichet

This is just an example there are many more options and one is described separately of going up into the Roche River. Pornichet is a good changeover base because it is a modern, fairly sophisticated resort with plenty of shops to stock up on the essentials such as beer for the week. Pornichet to L’Herbaudiere […]

Commodore’s Highlights – Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

Twenty five years is quite something to be proud of as a yacht-owning club supported entirely by its membership. In that time we have owned six yachts, cruised far beyond UK shores, undertaken numerous Fastnets, often raced in the Solent and countless times in and across the Channel. We’ve become a RYA Practical Training Centre. […]