Two unusual airborn visitors sailed with us at the end of last summer.
The first was a Goldcrest which joined us several miles offshore, well away from its normal habitat. This is Britains smallest bird, smaller even than the wren and much more striking to look at with a bright, almost flourescent orange flash on its head.Read More
Trinovante is booked on the St Osyth Boatyard Slipway for antifouling in March. Before us the fishing smack ‘Pioneer’ is in for routine maintenance. Pioneer looks like a brand new boat and needs a minimum of routine maintenance; a bit of recaulking here, a seacock checked there and some new paint. In fact Pioneer was built way back in 1864 at Rowhedge.Read More