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

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

THREE MEN IN A BOAT – Channel Islands Aug 2015

The cross Channel sail that was programmed for the weekend starting 7 August became a one-way starter for a private sail to the Channel Islands. Why? Because sailing in the Channel Islands was a good opportunity to sail in unfamiliar foreign waters after the Brittany charter fell through and logic suggested don’t do two . . . → Read More: THREE MEN IN A BOAT – Channel Islands Aug 2015

Annual Regatta and Dinner. July 10th-12th 2015

Regatta 2015 This year’s regatta took place on the weekend of 10 to 12 July and drew a field of just three participating yachts, two charters – Safeena Saree (Gib’sea 414), Bagadeus (Bavaria 34) and one club boat – Solace (Bavaria 32). Complements comprised respectively Robert and Gill Woodbridge plus Robert’s Day Skipper instructor, Adrian, . . . → Read More: Annual Regatta and Dinner. July 10th-12th 2015

EAST COAST SAIL by Paul Newham, 24-26th June 2015

The first of what, hopefully, will evolve into a regular series of weekday sails , took place over 24-26th June. It was . . . → Read More: EAST COAST SAIL by Paul Newham, 24-26th June 2015

Pre Chanukah Sail 07 December 2014

2014 Pre- Chanukah sail – 7 December

Each year we have tried to organise a sail during Chanukah, but this year, with Chanukah being later in the month, our annual “cold sail” took place on Sunday 7 December out of Gosport Marina. Our hosts were David Mark and Michael Hatchwell on the yachts Camena and . . . → Read More: Pre Chanukah Sail 07 December 2014

Stockholm Flotilla September 2014

Stockholm Archipelago, In The Sun

Nick Saul’s Account

Somehow Sweden got missed out from my A Level geography, writes Nick Saul, crew on Snö . I thought it was just a tamer version of Norway minus the fjords and mountains. Flying in for the High Seas Sailing Club’s September charter we suddenly saw a seemingly . . . → Read More: Stockholm Flotilla September 2014

Club sail 3-6 May – You should have been there!

The intrepid sailors Robert with Victor and Neil as crew had what some might regard as a routine sail around the Solent taking in the pleasures of East Cowes and Gosport, but had been very lucky with the weather – the only rain was when we were asleep. The winds were F4 and 5′s with . . . → Read More: Club sail 3-6 May – You should have been there!

HSSC 24-27th May Bank Holiday… sailing weekend

 

The yachts and crews: 

'Solace', skipper Robert Falk, with Diana Bader-Clynes, and Michael Vine;

         

'Casco', skipper Rodney Camrass with Kirk Camrass;

'Sea Dream', skipper Avi Riegler, with Sandy Riegler and Richard Marks.

So there . . . → Read More: HSSC 24-27th May Bank Holiday… sailing weekend

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!

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