Crew Club

Photos from the Quilombo trip

Mike West, one of our guest instructors, recently helped to take Quilombo, a 50 foot ketch, parr of the way from Aegina to Devon. Their journey took them through the Corinth Canal and across the Ionian. They then made their way via Sicily, Ibiza, and the south coast of Spain, arriving in Almeria on 24 June. [...]

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From Northern Spain to Ibiza on “Harmony”

This is George's account of his recent trip on the yacht, Harmony. "I had been asked to join the crew of Harmony, a Beneteau 50, to do a YM Prep for the owner, John Robinson. John and his wife, Caroline, did their Day Skipper and Competent Crew course with us last year. This July John took [...]

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Start Yachting – Well done Christine and Kassie!

  Here are Christine (11) and Kassie (7) from Russia proudly showing their Start Yachting certificates. They were awarded these by skipper, George, for their participation in a sailing week we ran for their father, Ray Church. Ray and his wife, Elena, completed their Day Skipper and Competent Crew respectively with us in 2007. Ray followed this with [...]

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Some Great Photos from Alex Fajardo

Alex sailed with us in May for two weeks. He passed his Competent Crew and Day Skipper, doing a weekend theory course in between. He sent me loads of photos today, all of which were great. It was hard to choose some to put up on the Blog but I chose these to give a [...]

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The Latest Picture and News of Valentine

This is a nice photo of Valentine taken last week. She sails beautifully and is very comfortable here in her home waters of Greece. On board are the Ewing family from Oregan, USA. Sam and Catherine Ewing successfully completed a 9 day combined Day Skipper theory and practical course, while Rees and Spencer obtained their [...]

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Our Spring Milebuilders Return to Athens

The crew on our Spring milebuilding trip to the Cyclades returned safely to Kalamaki Marina this morning. They stopped off at Aegina last night where we took this picture. On board were: (back row - left to right) David Germond (UK), Gabriel Chimisliu (Romania) ,  Horatiu Florecsu (Romania), Ed Kilgour (Canada), George Burton (our Principal), Les Jones [...]

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Our Youngest Competent Crew

This is Timothy Gordon, Anna Gordon, and Miriam Gordon, who passed their RYA Competent Crew course with us on 13 April 2007. We would not normally expect anyone under 13 to have the concentration to pass the course but these three were superb. They are all competent dinghy sailors and their knowledge of nautical terms, [...]

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Harmony

This lovely lady is Harmony, a Beneteau 50, owned by John and Caroline Robinson. John successfully completed his RYA Day Skipper course and Caroline her RYA Competent Crew course with us in 2006. Prior to his course, John sailed Harmony 780 miles from Eastbourne to Liverpool, enduring a Force 10 en route. In July 2007 [...]

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Some of Georgina’s Photos from her first course with us

Georgina Lawrie is one of our most regular clients. She came to do a Competent Crew course with us in 2006, stayed for a second week, and then went on our milebuilder to the Cyclades in October. This year she successfully completed her Day Skipper course and sailed for an additional week to gain more [...]

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Coastal Skipper Sailing April 2007

Here are some photographs sent to me by Vladlen Lisovik after his Coastal Skipper course in May. He also published an account of his trip in Russian which you will find here This was quite a tough course where they did a high mileage and 3 night sails. If you want to find out more [...]

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