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2018 Summer Cruise Week 2 – Falmouth to Milford Haven

Kinsale Marina Crew: Bob Cousins (S), Trevor Nicholls (M), Allan Wright, Tony Riley, Moira Barber, Brad Eaton [caption id="attachment_4009" align="alignleft" width="576"] RelaX at New Grimsby[/caption] After a rather variable week 1 we had hopes for some more consistent winds for week 2. Trevor and I swapped roles and Alan Wright remained on board as we were…
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2018 Summer Cruise Week 1 – Haslar to Falmouth

Week 1 Crew relaxing at Royal Fowey Yacht Club Week 1 Crew: Trevor Nicholls(S), Bob Cousins (M), Allan Wright, Jonathan Lees, Stephen King, and Philip Harries. Saturday 2ndJune - we set off around 1530 after a slight delay following completion of some preparatory works on the boat, so with this delay and the tide turning…
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Myth of Malham Race Report

The second ROC race of the year was the Myth of Malham, traditionally the toughest race of the season bar the Fastnet, and one that is beginning to assume a mythical reputation amongst PYC racers due to the amount of times some people (this year's skipper included) who have failed to complete previous editions!  The…
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View From The Bridge – Episode 2

There was a moment of personal discovery during last year’s Fastnet Race. It came somewhere in the middle of the Irish Sea. Putting a reef in, or maybe shaking one out. I laboured on the winch to get the sheet hard in and the thought occurred to me that I am not as young or…
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