The second place that we had ever went to in Salty Lass was a harbour. At first it was quite intimidating, but like all things we got there in the end

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Why we built our own marina

We actually built our own marina out of way points, over two years ago, because we wanted to see if we could get into the Marina if the engine failed. Building our own maina So to build our...
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Oops! Our solar panels got pulled off!

Sailing is a constant task of assessing the wind and making the most of the conditions you have. That is one of the reasons that we called our Genoa the Hookie Dookie sail as it comes in and out so...
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Swing bridge fails! Are we struck here?

We were in Peel and we put our sailing gear out to dry in the wind. We had got ourselves seriously soaked the night before, The light weather gear, from a down pour, while our foul weather gear was...
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Yachting can drive you up the wall

We were leaving Douglas after being there for longer than we intended. It had been nice in Douglas but it was time to depart and continue on our journey. It was a marginal sailing day so although we...
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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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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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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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Pedal to the metal

After having a little rest in Troon, it was back out so that we could get to Liverpool. Leaving Troon reminded me of our delivery run, when we had just bought Salty Lass, that certainly was an...
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Sailing Northern Ireland

Summary on all the great journeys that we have done around Northern Ireland, Carrickfergus to Portrush, Glenarm and around Belfast Lough and Ardglass to Bangor. We sat down to do our Sailing...


In Ardglass there is a small marina, which is a fantastic place to shelter in away from storms. There is also a harbour, which still has small fishing fleet, which is great to see. ...
Raising money for the RNLI

The RNLI turned 200 years old on 4th March 2024. So as sailors and people who promote the joy of sailing, we thought that we would like to raise just £200. What we hope is that other people take up the shout and raise their own £200. In the last 200 years the RNLI have saved over 144,000 lives and yet they are funded entirely by people like you. They are not government funded.

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