Isle of Man

When you cruise around the Isle of Man, it feels like you step back in time, with steam trains and old electric trams that are still running.

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Sailing Northern Ireland

Summary on all the great journeys that we have done around Northern Ireland, Carrickfergus to Portrush, Glenarm and around Belfast Lough and Ardglass to Bangor. We sat down to do our Sailing...
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Sea State - Moderate

We had at last left Belfast Lough, it had seemed liked ages that we had been there. We had, had a great time but our itchy feet was moving us on. As usual, the weather had been too rough to get out...
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Sailing the Irish Sea

We were in Liverpool and we were ready to leave, but there is always loads to do. One of them was to get our rigging checked. Apparently you need to be in the water to do this and there was one...
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Airplane Mode

We had a great laugh creating this pop video, the words can be found at  joshwoodward.com Some of the bits of video used are from the cutting room floor, but some are from our previous...
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Lessons learned whilst sailing

We were in at Port St Mary and I was so thankful to be tied up to the harbour wall. As we sorted out the lines, we invited the helmsman and his son from the diving charter boat onto Salty Lass. His...
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In trouble again

We had stayed overnight on a mooring buoy outside Peel harbour, so that we could leave on the morning tide which would be heading south. Beverley manoeuvred Salty Lass off the mooring while I...
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Queenies In Peel and Midnight Manoeuvrers

It was a very cold and wet day in Peel, so I decided to talk to the man cooking Queenies and other Manx favourites on the Pier. It was a little strange asking the man if I could film him cooking,...
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Sailing with the disabled

We had met Arne the chairman of Isle of Man sailing for the disabled in Peel when we were bringing Salty Lass down from Troon to Liverpool and we arranged a day where we could help out on Pride of...
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Stripping, Rolling and Booming

Our time cruising was coming to a close, we had things to do in Liverpool, so it was time to start heading for home in Liverpool. The passage though the Donaghadee Sound had been a lot easier than...
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Passage Planning - Douglas to Whitehaven

Storm Hector had battered Salty Lass during the night, so much so that at one time she was healed over. Beverley commented that she didn't think that it was possible, but it was. It meant for an...
Raising money for the RNLI

We were only on our third sail in our brand new boat to us and we had to call the coast guard for assistance. That assistance came in the shape of a RNLI boat from Portpatrick, so we have decided to raise money for the RNLI through our Damsels in distress page on just giving, that way you know that any money goes straight to them. We have set ourselves a target of £500 and we would like to honour our pledge, so if you like our videos then please give a little to those who rescue people in the seas around the UK.

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