I had been wanting to enter a race with Sundance for a while but I wanted to sail something that there would be a good number of other boats to race against, having to work Saturdays means I would only be able to pick one. There’s quite a prestige (within NUSC) race against a “rival” (in a nice way) club in Cardiff called the Coxy Cup. There’s also the Holms race which is a bit like the Bristol Channels RTIR, and like the actual round the island race it draws quite a few entrants. Bill from the blog Scapegoats Anonymous an ex (if you can be) Bristol Channel sailor put a post up saying he would like to sail the Holms race and I offered the helm of Sundance to him and his Father Roger.Continue reading
Well as we near the end of the year, Sundance is out of the water, I’m very slowly working my way through the list of winter jobs and thinking about sailing trips next year. NUSC doesn’t launch till April and I’m already itching to get back on the water.
I have a few interesting trips in the pipeline…