Monthly Archives: January 2013

Bigger lean-to needed.

Suffering from the snow and not being able to start work on LJ’s refit, I decided it would be a good idea to bring home (on top of Mrs BS’s car) the Boom, Gaff and Bowsprit.  The idea is that … Continue reading

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Latter Day Heroes?

Like many sailors I have read Roger Slocum’s account of his solo circumnavigation in a boat he basically built himself. The book, ‘Sailing Alone Around the World’ is a classic. Understated, modest and wonderful all at the same time. Another … Continue reading

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Sea Trials…

…well, sort of. I never really expected to get a sail in before Lady Jayne was lifted out for her refit. But the weather fell right today and the tides were good (springs), so as James was up for it, … Continue reading

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At home…

So, Lady Jayne is home in Maldon! After our adventures, battling raging seas, avoiding privateers and… oh, you have seen the film. Fair enough. With just a little luck we may get a sail in before the end of the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year?

Hope you all had a good one. Spent mine sitting in A&E with my poor wife. Long story but I had to call 999 and she was rushed into hospital, pumped full of morphine etc etc. Admitted into hospital and … Continue reading

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