The Tomidi , een 57.5 Whitbread Round The Worldracer, de ex Rucanor van schipper Staf Versluys, die er in 1985/1986 de wereld mee rond zeilde, nu eigendom van schipper Dirk Guns...
May 01, 2009: Op 6 july maakte ik samen met Luc onze eerste trip met de Tomidi van Oostende naar Calais en weer teug » read more1 posts (22 words) 13 photos 0 comments
Started with a 31ft sailing boat from dover ,with destination greece. at present in mallorca.Propably we are two of the few (maybe the only ?) greeks who live on a cruising boa...
September 28, 2009: first passage and all ok ,norman assisted » read more1 posts (8 words) 1 photos 0 comments
Een trip Oostende - Dover - Brighton- Fecam - Ouisterham - Honfleur - Le Havre op de Mambo van Channel Sailing Oostende
May 01, 2009: We vertrokken vanmorgen vroeg uit Brihton voor een oversteek naar Normandie, ,doordat de wind wegviel verlegden we de koers naaar Fecam » read more3 posts (43 words) 5 photos 0 comments
January 04, 2010: I’m still at home waiting for the sun to come up! » read more3 posts (18 words) 1 photos 0 comments
A blog of of our trips aboard Kinsale in the French and Italian Rivieras. Kinsale is our fully fitted Bavaria 41 that we have coded for skippered charter holidays along the Medi...
July 17, 2011: 5th July – a short sail with Angie We popped along to St Clair (just past L Lavandou) for an afternoon anchor and to get Angie into the flow of things aboard again. We all had a nice swim, lunch and a baptism of fire for Angie with the alongside berthing at our place in Bormes. We managed it but with a strong offshore breeze and the total lack of cleats ashore she came up to speed ra... » read more16 posts (8320 words) 155 photos 0 comments
This year we've decided to take time out and explore the south and west coasts of southern England (and Wales with any luck)and back again. Leaving Burnham on Crouch beginnin...
May 01, 2009: We’d completed over 1300 nm. The wind was on the nose around 75% of the time we were on the way.We were weather bound at least 60% of the time.Highlights / memorable moments in no particular order:Isles of Scilly – each island, arriving in pitch black night, leaving in fog, and being swamped in the dinghy (St Agnes).The dolphins on the way to Milford Haven.Skomer Island.Making... » read more88 posts (5188 words) 348 photos 3 comments
Gosport - Tulips - Clogs - who knows where next?
December 20, 2009: After being away for nearly 4 months it felt odd as we entered Portsmouth Harbour – nice thought by the Navy to send out a boat to greet us!This trip will leave us with many fabulous memories. We have enjoyed every minute and wouldn’t change anything! Holland was truly magnificent and the Dutch people are very helpful, honest and good fun! We will return….Chris and Chris » read more62 posts (6148 words) 101 photos 0 comments
This year we've decided to venture abroad and cruise the Dutch canals.
July 18, 2011: The weather forecasts aren’t looking too good – strong winds and fronts approaching. Decided to leave early morning – went through the lock at 5am and headed for the Crouch.Took over 22 hours but at least we got closer to home.Anchored in the Roach for the night. » read more21 posts (2339 words) 161 photos 0 comments
Fastnet Race Trip Oostende- Gosport - Cowes - Fastnet Rock - Plymouth - Cowes - Oostende met de Tomidi Bel 763 van Schipper Dirk Gunst. De Rolex Fastnet Race wordt om de 2 ja...
August 07, 2009: Vandaag kwamen we weer terug in Oostende onze thuishaven van de Tomidi. » read more13 posts (1008 words) 50 photos 0 comments
Left UK on 16 May for the Baltic. Arrived Kiel, 19 May. Changed crews to take on 'Hardy Annuals' 23 May for a week prior to Carol joining for a few days. Left boat in Kiel, 3 ...
July 17, 2009: It didn’t look like an auspicious start, as we sat in the marina at Levington on the 15th May, checking weather forecasts and listening to the wind whistling in the rigging. However, we got up at 4 am to take advantage of the tide, to find a moderate Southwesterly wind and a clear sky – so off we went. This was the start of a scorching run/ broad reach up to level with Lowestoft, wh... » read more1 posts (188 words) 5 photos 0 comments