Get Fit,Get Strong,Go Sailing

Sometimes life just turns you upside down and dunks you head first into the water regardless of how hard you try and stay afloat. What’s important is that you get back up and start again, taking the learnings and doing it better the next time.   I have learnt you have to just let go, look […]

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Always Step Up into the Liferaft !

They say that you should always step up into a liferaft. I was puzzled by this statement but having spent a day on a sea survival course understanding the basics in more detail and an afternoon splashing around in the pool in full waterproofs, lifejacket and a liferaft, I can now fully understand that statement […]

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A Week High Above Sea Level

Last week I had a week high above sea level with the family in the French mountains in the area of Portes du Soleil. We stayed in Morzine, which is a beautiful picturesque town at the foot of Mont Blanc, however it was very busy and full of life as half term brought many families […]

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Dancing in the rain

The snow has disappeared this week to be replaced by the wind and the rain, storm Eric I believe it is being called. Wind speeds of 50mph+ , no real drama on land unless you are caught out by flying debris or falling branches. But on the sea this is serious weather, up to a […]

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