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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Rafting or Harbour Walls? Which is best?

We were in Douglas, out on the waiting pontoon. The good thing about the the waiting pontoon is that it is half the price of being inside the inner harbour. There is even electric out on the waiting...
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Our fastest sail of the year!

We had left Liverpool and we were proceeding up the channel, vast the various buoys that mark the channel. One of the markers that we were pleased to see was the Crosby Fairway buoy as it has been...
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Help! I am being hunted down

We had got out of the yard which meant that we needed to put the sails back up. While we had the sails down we used the opportunity to service in and around the sails, for example the foresail was...
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Is our propeller broken?

The sails were down and Salty Lass was ready for going into the yard. Once in the yard she got her bottom cleaned. Salty Lass is copper coated so there were very few barnacles, the ones we have tend...
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The weather is hot and we need to strip off

As the weather was so mild we decided that we would come in over the rock channel, which is a set of drying sands which are typically 3-4m above chart datum. In normal circumstances this would be a...
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500ft high and we failed to see them! Oops!!

We had been away from Salty Lass for two weeks while we sorted out solicitors, the funeral and a few other things. The list of outstanding tasks is still quite large, so we decided to continue on...