Monthly Archives: August 2013

Shoreham

On Monday morning Moon River slipped at first light – 05:20, following Bonify and Bonita out of Cowes Yacht Haven, to begin the last voyage of this adventure – back to Shoreham. I hoisted the mainsail by Cowes in the dim … Continue reading

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OGA Cowes Jubilee Festival Super Saturday Race

Anne who crewed on Toucando on the Round Britain Challenge, invited me to sail on her yacht Annarchy on Saturday, to follow the Super Saturday Gaffer’s race. Saturday’s forecast was for strong SW winds. I joined Anne and her crew, Liz and Lesley on board … Continue reading

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OGA Round Britain Challenge Cowes Jubilee Festival

On Wednesday morning Moon River slipped at 09:00 and followed Witch towards Cowes. We joined a growing procession of gaffers, including High Barbaree and Step Back in Time making our way down the river Medina towards Cowes Yacht Haven for the Jubilee … Continue reading

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East Cowes

Moon River slipped from Shepards on Wednesday morning and headed up the Newport River. After refuelling, we berthed up at East Cowes next to Witch and Cine Mara, after a long and arduous journey of all of 0.3 miles. Alistair … Continue reading

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Solent

On Sunday morning Sketter left at 08:00 to sail back to Shoreham. I had breakfast on Bombardier with Terry, Hazel, Tim and Bex. After breakfast, as the Fastnet boats were leaving their moorings, Terry hoisted Tim up Moon River’s mast to … Continue reading

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OGA Round Britain Challenge Shoreham to Cowes

On Saturday morning Moon River slipped from her mooring at Shoreham and went out through the 10:00 lock, alongside a Dutch yacht and behind a large German yacht, both also bound for the Solent. Exiting the harbour just 4 days after … Continue reading

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Shoreham

Moon River’s new mooring in Shoreham is very conveniently positioned alongside the pontoon near the clubhouse, so I can step on and off easily without having to climb over the bowsprit or other boats.         Moon River stayed on her … Continue reading

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