An emotional Cork crew arrived safely in Batam, Indonesia after being rescued from their yacht which hit a rock on 14 January in the Java sea while racing in the fifth leg of the Clipper Round the World Race.
Little Ship Club skippers have a wide variety of different boats from different eras and for different types of sailing. We really are a very eclectic club.That means there are many different types of crewing available to members. Find out more here
Preview day at the boat show and what is on offer this year? It's billed as the biggest ten days in the UK boating industry and there are countless special boat show offers for the punters. I decided to target 32 foot cruising boats and see what I could get for my money. And here's the unscientific survey....
The boat show is over for another year and the Little Ship Club stand offered visitors the chance to join the Club and meet illustrious guest speakers, including president Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Atlantic rower Sally Kettle, and round the world racer Alex Alley.
Last Tuesday 15 December 2009 was the date when prizes and certificates were presented to this year’s winners by Patrick Roach, the eminent marine photographer. Also attending was Janet Murphy, a director of Adlard Coles Nautical, who had presented 5 copies of Patrick’s latest book to be given as prizes.
There were 90 photographs sent in by almost 30 members.