Archive | August, 2012

Home after a Bank Holiday trip of 145nm

Our plans to  sail to far flung outposts were thwarted by the weather but we still managed to get to Barry, Watchet, Swansea and then back to Barry before heading for Portishead having covered 145nm.  For the full story check out the update in Sailing Trips.

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Whipping in her spare time!

Running repairs in the sunshine

Claire makes good use of calmer seas and a touch of sunshine by whipping the ends on all the fenders!  

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The Welsh Aunts

Supper with the Welsh Aunts

The winds died off so we popped into Barry and went ashore to enjoy supper with ‘Auntie’ Nest and Carys.   A real treat.

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Charity Sail

Ocean Rainbow set to sea with the sun shining brightly for a ‘charity run’.   The Jessie May Trust is the beneficiary of a generous donation from David and Pat Wells who, with their friends Ray and Ruth Wilson, enjoyed a trip to view the world famous “Avonmouth Riviera”.  Unfortunately, with winds gusting at 38 knots […]

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Ocean Rainbow on the grid at Pill

Ocean Rainbow on the Grid

Ocean Rainbow spent the day precariously balanced on the grid at Pill while James fitted another anode (with a little bit of help from John Champion!!).

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