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James and Claire Short, Adventures at Sea!
15 October, 2011
Off to Cardiff for the night

Lock out at 1030, all sails set and a gentle drift to Cardiff barrage.

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2 October, 2011
Home flying the Chute

Beautiful day, light winds and the chance to fly the chute again before returning home to Portishead.

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1 October, 2011
Cruising Chute to Denny Island

Wonderful to fly the Chute in all her Regimental glory!  Drifted around the Channel until time to enter Middle Hope Cove off Sandy Point for the night.

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26 September, 2011
Avonmouth Riviera Tour for Wards' solicitors

Ocean Rainbow raised funds for James' charity - The Jessies May Trust.  We took 4 solicitors on a tour of the Avonmouth Riviera - we started in fine weather but then along came the rain ...  spirits were not dampened and the invitation to cut short the trip and head back into port was cheerfully […]

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17 September, 2011
Ocean Rainbow joins the Holms Race

Ocean Rainbow joined 50 other yachts and set off down the Channel to round the Holms and sail back.   With a reefed main and yankee at the start, a second reef was put in off Clevedon.  At 1630 the wind had dropped off and we shook out the reefs and wafted our way home.   Adrian G (Drain), […]

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23 August, 2011
Charity Trip around the Avonmouth Riviera

Ocean Rainbow helped to raise funds for the Jessie May Trust , as on this occasion Nigel Peek of N3 Graphics, his son and friend were rewarded with a trip around the Avonmouth Riviera, for picking the winning ticket in the Business Network South West charity raffle.  A sunny evening with little wind but really […]

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13 August, 2011
The Aussies came on board

Bill and Libbie Crossman, Steve and Rachel Hughes and  Mutt all set off for Cardiff to experience the barrage.  Tied up alongside Mermaid Quay for a couple of hours and then returned home to Portishead.

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5 August, 2011
Weekend in Cardiff

Humphrey in charge of the trip down Channel.  Spent the weekend in Cardiff and returned to Portishead on Sunday 7th.   An idle weekend to say the least!

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26 July, 2011
The Judges on board for dinner

Rog and Olga came on board for dinner.   Can't believe it's taken this long to arrange a date but, as they say, better late than never.

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23 July, 2011
Lunch in St Pierre

Took Verity and  Edward up to St Pierre to experience the Robinson Crusoe adventure.   Beautiful weather and  a wonderful way to introduce Verity to sailing with the Short family!

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