Archive for December, 2002

Hebridean Cruise

Bruce Grant The Boat: Varis is a Rival 32. Her home mooring is at Ardoran Marine, in Loch Feochan, a mainland loch, lying to the south of Kerrera Sound near Oban, Argyllshire. The Crew: Skipper, Ed Chester; Crew, Bruce Grant both of Royal Northumberland YC. Saturday The cruise started on Saturday 24 August when we made a […]

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Pasu’s Cruise from the Hamble to the Balearics

Nigel Swanston This log won the Walker Cup for the best cruising log in 2002. Pasu is a Jeanneau Sun Oddessey 31 owned by the Swanston family. She was bought about 5 years ago in Devon, and has been sailed extensively on the Orwell and Hamble. We started at Hamble on 10 May and after […]

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Slipstream’s Maiden Voyage

Julie Elliott In 1993 when we got our first boat ExtroBitionist we decided to spend our summer holiday cruising the Northumberland coast. First stop was Amble where we promptly became storm bound for 3 days. For something to do we took the bus to Alnmouth and called at the Schooner for a drink. Friendly locals […]

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