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One step forward…

So, this weekend the mast came out of the shed and into the sunlight!  Jamie set about it with his plane and in no time the new timber was a perfect match and apart from the colour, was hard to … Continue reading

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I wonder if this would have happened to a fully sighted sailor?

I just heard about a fellow VI sailor across the pond that was boarded by the US Coastguard and forcibly removed from his boat during a circumnavigation attempt. Dennis Howard seems to be a very experienced sailor and his little … Continue reading

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How blind is blind?

I am often asked ‘how much can you see?’  This curiosity is understandable I suppose, but is also very hard to respond to.  All starts getting a bit subjective, the moment any of us begin to think about what ‘actually’ … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Blind Sailor blog

I have been registered blind for twenty years. Sight loss affects people, on an emotional level, in different ways. To give you an idea, it took me several years to admit I had a problem and get a long-cane. A … Continue reading

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