But not for much longer! - After lots of delays for lots of reasons were ready to go on a quick shake down cruise on Monday. Well aim to go down to Salcombe, and then back to Chichester for a week for a final "load" before we cross the Channel to France. Constance is looking … Continue reading 15 – June Lymington
After loading all our crap on board she's starting to look like home. Lots of tests on the electrical and plumbing systems this weekend as we start to move onboard. All good so far I'm pleased to say with only a couple of minor things to tweak/fettle. It felt fantastic to be eating and sleeping … Continue reading 18-May Lymington
Now here’s a surprising development for me personally: When I started [url]www.southerly480.com[/url] and a couple of build threads on YBW and Cruisers Forum, I did so as an independent yotty/customer sharing our experience in the hope some would find it interesting or helpful and being retired I had plenty of time. Recently I was asked … Continue reading 13 Apr – An unexpected change
Another Discovery Yachts Group event with Constance looking smart and plenty of people making time to come and look at the boats. Fortunately most folk have just gone off to the new office here to celebrate with some champagne so for the first time I am relaxing on our new boat without engineers and boatbuilders!
Discovery Yachts Group stand with Southerly 480 and Britania 74 model Well I had a great time in Dusseldorf Boot 50! I met a lot of interesting visitors, and talked a lot about boats. This show is massive anything to do with enjoying time on the water was there. Our 480 seemed to be well … Continue reading Bye Bye Dusseldorf
Another busy day for the Discovery team at Boot today, and a lot of nice comments about the boat which is always nice especially so since Andy who was in charge of building the interior of the boat was there to hear them. I really hope the shows' visitors enjoyed the stand because there are … Continue reading 20 Jan Dusseldorf Boot
So at last I get to see the boat finished at Dusseldorf, and I am very pleased with how she has turned out. Here she is on the stand.. And on deck Down bellow she looks great, and seem to go down well with the visitors, the main feedback seemed to be that she is … Continue reading 19 Jan Dusseldorf Boot