The Dorset Schools Sailing Championships took place in Poole Park on Friday 1st July 2016. S (more…)
My other sailing
You may have noticed that Rear-Commodore Sailing has not been on the lake in his Solo during May. This is because I have been away sailing with Sally on our other boat “Shadowfax ”around the Scottish Islands. The weather has been fantastic up here this year enabling us to sail to new anchorages in the Hebrides, up the West Coast and around the top. Just to give you a flavor here are a few pictures of Scotland from this week and I’m afraid we still have to make it back through the Caledonian Canal then home down the Irish Sea and back up the Channel so you won’t see much of me this summer.
Best wishes to all at Spinnaker.
Ian and Sally
Storminess 12th June 2016
Our anchorage on Handa Island, the Sea Bird Sanctuary south of Lochinver
Gybing downwind in the sea breeze towards Loch Glenndubh and the mountains of Assynt
We gybed back out the following morning with the land breeze!
Sally steering us around Cape Wrath into a short wet sea
Today’s reach across the Pentland Firth to Hoy on Orkney
Some fantastic video footage taken from a drone of the Optimist race training happening at Spinnaker Sailing Club over the winter period.
Spinnaker Training 23rd Jan 2016 #1 https://youtu.be/p-LMsArAgvg
Spinnaker Training 23rd Jan 2016 #2 https://youtu.be/5t4uW6bhkdw
Spinnaker Training 23rd Jan 2016 #3 https://youtu.be/KCmkhctZhNo