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

Club visit to the Jewish Museum in Camden, 27th Jan 2013

This visit coincided with Holocaust Memorial Day in the UK, and therefore a special event was laid on in the morning. Mala Tribich, herself a Holocaust survivor, gave us a heartrending and harrowing account of her life in the concentration camps and the . . . → Read More: Club visit to the Jewish Museum in Camden, 27th Jan 2013

Chanukah Icicle Sail, Sunday 9th December 2012: A Tale of two Rassys!

This year’s Chanukah sail took place on 9 December to a backdrop of the weather forecast for Dover, Wight, Portland, Plymouth of “west veering northwest 5 -7, moderate to slight, rain later, mainly good”.  Well, it was mostly right except for the rain, which missed . . . → Read More: Chanukah Icicle Sail, Sunday 9th December 2012: A Tale of two Rassys!

Sea Dream of Hamble’s voyage to the Inland Waterways of South Holland, The Netherlends

 www.seadreamofhamble.blogspot.com

We are safely back and the blog is complete if you would like to take a look!!!

. . . → Read More: Sea Dream of Hamble’s voyage to the Inland Waterways of South Holland, The Netherlends

Last Night of the Proms at Osborne House, East Cowes

 

For some days leading up to the event, a close and watchful eye was kept on the weather forecasts, as they lurched from damp, to very wet and back again! However, we were . . . → Read More: Last Night of the Proms at Osborne House, East Cowes

HSSC 2011 Midsummer Rally

NO HEROES this year, No wind, No race but YES, beautiful sunshine and Yes sparkling blue seas and YES the largest midsummer gathering for many years with 8 boats and 30 members dining together at the Royal London Yacht Club on Cowes Parade.

. . . → Read More: HSSC 2011 Midsummer Rally

Round the Island Race 2011

Round the Island 2011

Victor and Robert again joined owner Mike and 1st mate Pete on Matahari for the 80th anniversary Round the Island (RTI) race, started in 1931 to commemorate the 1851 race won by the America of “America’s Cup” fame.  On . . . → Read More: Round the Island Race 2011

HSSC Past Commodores feature strongly in the BNY Mellon Biscay Challenge

HSSC Past commodores Bryan Sheinman and Ed de Mesquita were hailed "the real heroes of the race" and narrowly missed out on an impressive finish were it not for a torn headsail.

Click on link for more details of this race which took place under quite gruelling conditions.

Link

. . . → Read More: HSSC Past Commodores feature strongly in the BNY Mellon Biscay Challenge

Treatise on the Subject of Water by Commodore Stan

   

The subject of water, especially swimming or sailing in it or on it is a topic that does not fit easily with the Jewish people.  When the good Lord took the children across the Red Sea not only did he have to part the . . . → Read More: Treatise on the Subject of Water by Commodore Stan

Portsmouth Tides