Monthly Archive: August 2017


Sand, sea, stairs – cake!

Periodically the Captain and Boatwif get Sea Fever * when they “must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky…” For them a trip out west is essential, to gaze again upon the Pembrokeshire coastline,    to see the sea sparkle and surge, to inhale the salt air, to sniff the heather and coastal thrift, to pound along the sands,    to marvel at thousand year old castles,     medieval streets and the very...


Crew Training

Crew Training is back! (This post was first posted in early July. The Boatwif blog underwent some techno interference in mid-July but normal service has now been resumed). Higher Poynton – Longport Wharf – Higher Poynton, 53½ miles, 26 locks, 1 tunnel twice There’s been a four day crew training sortie on Cleddau. Since finishing his school year Cal Guy Snr had had a busy week: pre-season Marching Band Camp until Wednesday midday, a drive north to Los Angeles late afternoon,...

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