Grand Tour Sailing Blog
Fiona & Ian’s blog of our Grand Tour – Sailing around the UK in 2023 then crossing the Atlantic in November 2023. In January 2024 starting a circumnavigation of the world in their 57ft Oyster sailing yacht.
Ian is in the Sh.. but by how much !?
14th May 2 June 2023 Ian is in the Sh.. but by how much !? I too was sorry to say goodbye to the Caledonian
Time Flies 12 May 2023 Our first stop in the Caledonian Canal was at Seaport Marina Inverness, which gave us the opportunity to spend a
WE ARE OFF !
WE ARE OFF!! MAY 6TH 2023 Its May the 6th – the day of the Kings Coronation. We find ourselves moored in the Caledonian Canal.
What’s in a Stern Tube
8 February 2023 What’s in a Stern Tube In Asante”s case not a lot, we felt it was prudent to replace both the cutlass bearings
What’s in a Mug
21st JANUARY 2023 Unusual title for a blog, but this Christmas Fiona and myself got these wonderful mugs for presents from one of Fiona’s sons
All Things Medical
20TH JANUARY 2023 So much of sailing is preparation. Working through the dreaded ‘what if’ scenarios’. And while most people will think of sinking boats
17TH JANUARY 2023 The summer went by in a flash and everything we had planned has been completed. We more or less stuck to our
Where does it start
10TH JANUARY 2023 I believe in life there are two types of people. Those who talk of dreams and those who follow them. In 1982