Cruising the wild Atlantic Way of Ireland, by Daria and Alex Blackwell
There are few places on this earth that are more beautiful, more wild, or more remote than the West of Ireland. Authors Daria and Alex share their experience from years of cruising along this coast and its islands, richly illustrating the locations with stunning photography, charts and maps.
Gipsy Moth IV had been rotting in a concrete grave at Greenwich for 37 years when Paul Gelder, then Editor of Yachting Monthly, launched a campaign to restore her so she could be sailed around the world to commemorate the magazine’s 100th birthday and the 40th anniversary of Chichester’s epic voyage. He joined forces with the UK Sailing Academy at Cowes, who helped raise money for the restoration and selected 10 skippers and over 100 young disadvantaged crew for the 31 legs of the voyage.
Hanson lecture: Confessions of a Cruising Correspondent, by Dick Durham
Wednesday 30th of March 2016, in CA House
In his childhood Dick Durham explored the creeks and rivers of Essex, Kent and Suffolk in a collection of dinghies and dayboats. When he left school he signed on as mate of the Thames sailing barge Cambria, and served on the last working Thames barge before beginning his writing career on Fleet Street, writing for national newspapers and sailing magazines.