Nice weather for our departure from Lymington yesterday, and a good trip down the coast 40 miles or so to Portland. The wind stayed as forecast - bang on the nose - so we motored, but a good way to check the motor and fuel and all went well. Lymington entrance Our daughter and partner … Continue reading 21 – June Portland
Beautiful morning today, the clouds have receded until later in the day, and there is just the gentle hum of the mornings breeze passing through the masts and rigging. We have been doing a bit more testing and setup during the last few rainy days, but later today we should leave Lymington. Then again the … Continue reading 20 – June Lymington
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
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