Marinas

We have used several Marinas, we might not show you the whole marina, but there will be a shot of the maina, that will give you an idea of what you are in for.

Watch our "Journey's End" video and add comments etc.

Journey's End

We had planned to only stay in Rothesay for the one day, but Storm Ellen decided to come our way so we stayed for a few more days before sailing the Kyles of Bute. Storm Ellen had decided to come...
Watch our "Three woman on a boat" and add comments etc.

Three woman on a boat

We were in Millport having a chill, but all good things come to an end because it was time to pop around the corner and collect our friend Karen. She was coming up from Liverpool to stay with us for...
Watch our "Chill pill" video and add comments etc.

What was that bang hiss noise

We were at Lamlash and our plan was to sail over to Troon to pick up some guests, namely my daughter Gemma and her partner Harry. We were in Lamlash and although the mooring had started out fine,...
Watch our "In the saddle again" video and add comments etc.

Back in the saddle again

Our electrics were all complete, at last, and the marina's were letting people sail again, so it was time to knock off our rust spots and get back in the saddle again and go sailing. We were...
Carrickfergus Marina and some boats in the harbour

Carrickfergus

Well we might be stuck in Carrickfergus, but the weather has been beautiful, so we went out with the camera to take pictures of the town, the castle and the marina. ...
Watch our "Watermaker" video and add comments etc.

Our watermaker

We heard the high pressure pump go off unexpectedly, and the last time that happened we had lots of water in the bilge, so it was time to investigate. You can tell that Beverley and I do not...
Watch our "Last Sail in Bangor" video and add comments etc.

Last Sail in Bangor

On the 23rd March 2020 the UK closed down for three weeks, but before it did we managed to get a few sails in. For once it was a sunny day in Bangor, so we took the opportunity to get out....
Watch our 'Going Backward' video and add comments etc.

Going Backward

There is lots to learn before we put in for our Yachtmasters, so we started with some basic marina manoeuvrers, like going backwards. It was a very calm day at the marina, absolutely no wind at...
Watch our 'Drunken Sailor' episode and leave comments etc.

What shall we do with a drunken sailor

We had come to Belfast lough for the winter. There are some great marinas in the lough and we choose Bangor, as the town has some great facilities all within walking distance of the marina. The...
Watch our 'Sailing Northern Ireland' video and add comments etc.

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...
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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