Captains Blog 6

What’s That Swell? And so the day of departure from my beloved Maggoty Bank had arrived. The drizzly dull morning summed up my mood, but first mate was on good form to keep things upbeat. Nothing was moving as we passed Falmouth apart from an old wooden thing named Gypsy Moth IV. She soon backed …

Yarghh Shipmates

From the moment of their arrival, the two new crew were confined to the lower decks due mainly to the pouring rain and to a lesser extent I needed to assess their suitability to undertake the gruelling passage that lay ahead (Falmouth Marina to St Mawes, just around the corner!). Needless to say, the following …

Captains Blog 3

All hail Gianti (thank you Laura). First let’s have a sing song: I like blogging I like blogging I like blogging, yes I like to blog, I like like blogging I like blogging If you don’t like blogging don’t blog… Its been a while I confess, but its all been happening. First and foremost, six …

Captains Blog 2

Ahhh, the excited anticipation together with a certain amount of trepidation was what occupied my thoughts when I awoke this morning. It wasn’t raining and it was time to set sail for the first time since buying the tug. What could be better!! Bit windy but it’ll be fine. The forecast said as much so …

Sailing Éalú

There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.

Skipper Jenn

POOP DECK: Because we give a SHIT

S/Y Maggie

Living the dream onboard our Beneteau 473 with our sailor dog