A little optimism… :)

I hope that you are staying safe and well and that the current situation is at least tolerable for you. I’m sure that like us you have been watching and waiting for the next Government update and trying to adjust to the new way of life. Even though we are not sailing we have been […]

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Approval given as learning provider for MOD!

We are delighted to announce that we have been recognised as an approved learning provider of Enhanced Learning Credits. Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS) are the organisation who on behalf of the MOD provide financial support to members of the armed forces to promote lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. We have […]

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Open letter – With thanks

Sadly 2020 has not turned out the way that many of us expected, and the last few weeks have been challenging for many and affected all of us in so many ways, which none of us expected even a few months ago. We are touched by the acts of kindness that we see in what […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 4

After a great sleep and breakfast of cereal and watermelon on deck we slipped off to the island famous for turtle breeding – Nisos Metopi. No turtles as now was the wrong season, but the water was so clear that you could see 5 meters to the bottom. We tried feeding the fish watermelon to […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 3

The island of Aigina is 12 miles SW of Zea Marina, close to Athens. Aigina guards the North West approaches to the Aegean which means that it was very important to trade in the early days. It was occupied by Neolithic people and then superseded by Bronze age people around 2000BC. At the beginning of […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 2

Our trip started with a civilised coffee at Buchanan bus station. We boarded MegaBus to Manchester airport for the princely sum of £25. After a quick driver change and stop in the centre of Manchester we arrived at the airport for the 3.15 pm EasyJet flight to Athens. One glossy magazine, 1 meze box and […]

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Sailing Greece 2017, Part 1

Our trip started with a civilised coffee at Buchanan bus station. We boarded the MegaBus to Manchester Airport for the princely sum of £25. After a quick driver change and stop in the centre of Manchester we arrived at the airport for the 3.15 pm EasyJet flight to Athens. One glossy magazine, 1 meze box […]

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