Captains Blog

The Call of Death

Posted on: July 6, 2014

You may possibly be wondering about the title and the somewhat strange picture? This is a picture drawn by an artist called Kathe ­Köllwitz. I saw this in a museum in Berlin on one of my many visits there and it struck me as quite thought provoking. I have actually had a copy of the print of it on the boat for many years but have been banned from displaying it for fear of disturbing guests.

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Sailorboy is back

Posted on: June 30, 2014

After quite a busy couple of week I’m back to posting the weekly waffle after missing last week.

I wouldn’t mind taking a few days and doing what the cat in the picture is doing, however, one must make hay while the sun shines.

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World Cup Fever?

Posted on: June 16, 2014

Hello again folks !

As many of you are now aware there is a big competition going on at the moment and I don’t mean the one in Brazil.

I talking about the Atlas World Cup. Many local businesses have been entered and the winner will receive a trip on the water with us.

You can check out who they are by clicking the link.

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World Cup Sweepstake List

Posted on: June 14, 2014

Okay folks ! All the names listed have links to the related website so you can find out what your opponents do so hopefully along with any banter you’ll also get some publicity out of it…. and may even win a sailing session with us. So forget using the name of the countries as the tournament progresses and substitute it for the company name. If you want to see what your opponent does just click their name and it will take you to their website. The full listing  is as follows:

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