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Cruising

The reason for doing what we do. Nothing better than visiting wonderful new places and enjoying fun new experiences all by sailboat.

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Boat Jobs

It's not all cocktails and sunshine, sometimes you have to get your hands dirty. We try to do as much DIY boat work as we can.

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Boat Buying

Buying a boat can be a scary process if you have never done it before. We'll share our experiences and lessons learned with you.

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Osbourne Bay, IOW
Our first trip to Osbourne Bay

An excellent day of firsts; first time we’ve anchored in Osborne Bay on the Isle-of-Wight, first time we’ve had to reef Anika’s main sail, first time out with all three vertical battens in the main.

21st July 2019

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Our West Country Odyssey
From the river Hamble to Fowey, Cornwall and back

This was our first opportunity to take Anika on a longer cruise. With all the Brexit stuff going on we decided to head west along the English south coast and just see how far we get before having to turn back east towards home.

19th April 2019

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Project Teak Clean
Making Anika's decks look like new again

We often get lots of compliments on Anika’s deck and people ask how we did it, so here goes.

24th March 2019

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New Year in Newtown Creek, IOW

That’s another Christmas done. Our family has gone back home and Son is back at Uni, ready to celebrate the New Year with his student friends.

1st January 2019

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First trip to The Folly Inn, Cowes

Our very first trip on Anika was to the very famous Folly Inn on the Medina River, just up river from Cowes on the Isle of White.

7th September 2018

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