Preparing and sailing a Cornish Shrimper around the navigationally challenging Isle of Anglesey
The original plan had been to sail Daisy from her mooring in the Menai Striates via the Isle of Man and Ireland to Scotland for the 2014 Commonwealth Games Flotilla and a summer cruise around the Clyde and Inner Hebrides. But those thieves of time; work, uncertain weather and family commitments forced us to invoke … Continue reading Daisy’s Cruise to the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Dad preferred Seagulls. In the 1960s this was not unusual, that Great British piece of Engineering hung from the transoms of most boats under 20’. By the mid 1970s like our motorbikes British outboard motors were giving way to cool hooded and painted Japanese engines. Why did Dad stick with his uncool Seagulls?
Relecting on 8 years of owning the Cornish Shrimper Daisy and our adventures together