Sailing Yacht Salty Lass

Crazy Adventures, Fun and Friendship

These are the voyages of Salty Lass, a Bavaria 36 circa 2002, the two skippers Beverley and Gaynor and their assorted crew, including Prudence the channel mascot.

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Going completley around the bend

Beverley and I were a few days in Arklow, sorting out a few boat tasks and getting videos put together and things of that nature. I have to say the marina in Arklow is really tiny, but it has quite...
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Plan vs Reality. And the winner is...?

The big storm that we were sheltering from had passed and we had left a full 24hours to let the seas calm down. So now it was a case of planning our passage and seeing if our plan matched up to...
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Battery failure, but the sail was nice

We left Malahide to anchor just off Ireland's eye. The weather was beautiful and it was fantastic sailing weather. I left Beverley on the helm because the last time she was on the helm, she received...
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It's supposed to be warmer if you go south

Our around Ireland adventures had begun, we had finally gone around the corner of Belfast Lough and we were motor sailing down the Ards peninsula. I had already changed into my Mullions and I was...
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Force 7 winds and we are sailing!

The great canopy project of 2022 was at an end and it was at last time to leave Abercorn Basin. The basin was completely smooth so going astern was relatively easy, although I did panic at one point...
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Would you let us crew your boat?

The day our contract expired arrived and it was time to move Salty Lass. Beverley found that having a checklist of all the tasks that we needed to do helped as it gave her a regularity of tasks that...