HIGH SEAS SAILING CLUB SUMMER FLOTILLA 2017

This report on the club’s annual “hot sail” is a compilation of reports from the scribes of the three yachts. Robert organised this year’s club “hot . . . → Read More: HIGH SEAS SAILING CLUB SUMMER FLOTILLA 2017

Pre-Chanukah sail, 4th December 2016

This year David Mark again hosted the pre-Chanukah sail out of Gosport on his Hallberg Rassy 36, Camena. The weather was sunny but the wind was a very cold easterly, blowing up to F4-5. Fortunately, by the time we got down to Gosport, the frost had . . . → Read More: Pre-Chanukah sail, 4th December 2016

End of season sail, 29/30 October 2016

Robert hosted Steve and Louise on this year’s end of season sail, this time from Gosport to Southampton Ocean Village and back on the weekend the clocks returned from BST to GMT.

Robert brought Solace over from Chichester on Friday in light winds under sail the whole way between West Pole and Buoy No . . . → Read More: End of season sail, 29/30 October 2016

Memorial to Alan Soloway

“Audrey, Louise and Marc Soloway would like to thank all members of the High Seas SC for their kind support at this difficult time. Alan was passionate about his love of sailing and valued his membership of the Hssc.”

HSSC AGM AND LAYING UP DINNER Sunday 13th November

HSSC AGM AND LAYING UP DINNER

Sunday 13 November 2016

AGM: 1745 for 1800 hrs RECEPTION: 1845 to 1930 hrs DINNER: 1930 hrs

Venue: Cote Restaurant, 2 Highgate High St, London, N6 5JL

Reception plus 3 course dinner and drinks members £30, non-members £35

Please . . . → Read More: HSSC AGM AND LAYING UP DINNER Sunday 13th November

HSSC Summer sail – Gulf of Naples from 3 to 10 September 2016

The club’s 2016 summer sail took place in the Gulf of Naples out of . . . → Read More: HSSC Summer sail – Gulf of Naples from 3 to 10 September 2016

Sail round the buoys and dinner in Cowes – 8 – 10 July 2016

Not bad for a cancelled event – four boats participating and one came over for dinner for 12 people.

This was the event that Gill cancelled because of lack of commitment. However, with a week to go she had mustered three owner-boats, one charter boat, one power boat and one boat visiting. . . . → Read More: Sail round the buoys and dinner in Cowes – 8 – 10 July 2016

Dutch Canals, June 2016

We touched down in Schiphol, Amsterdam’s main airport, under glowering skies that promised and delivered torrential rain. Our intrepid band of HSSC members lead by captain Victor Newton were going to start our exploration of Holland and its famous rivers and canals . . . → Read More: Dutch Canals, June 2016

May Day sail – 2 to 5 May 2016

Running from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 May this year’s May Day sail was timed to avoid the overcrowding that the actual Bank Holiday days bring to the marinas. So, should it still have . . . → Read More: May Day sail – 2 to 5 May 2016

The Great Atlantic Challenge

The Great Atlantic Challenge Paul Newham

Last November I took part in the annual ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers) rally, accompanying my cousin, Jonathan Paull, on his Island packet 440 yacht Seraphina of Chichester. The primary intention was to raise funds for a mothers’ . . . → Read More: The Great Atlantic Challenge

Portsmouth Tides