Category Archive: sailing ヨット

Jan
10

Vltava, proudly added to the collection of pipe dreams!

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This one is all mine!    

May
10

The (R)Otter

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I spent one evening randomly looking at a few yachts online when I cam across a very reasonably priced 39 ft keeler. If you imagine a spark hitting a pile of kerosene infused straw you more or less get the picture of what happened to my mind. I realised that the little dream I had …

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May
07

牡蠣採り

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牡蠣を採りに行くぞ~ということでいそいそと出発。ここのブラフオイスターは有名で毎年5月にオイスターフェスティバルがあるほど。新菜は船長さん帽をかぶせてもらってヨット操縦の特訓。そしてみんなが牡蠣の籠をあげている間のかじ取りを任されて必死の私。復路はイブさん。昔から船が欲しいと言っていたけれど、ここ最近取りつかれたようにヨットの話ばかりしている彼。私はスチュワート島まで自力でいけたらいいよな~なんて思う。ニュージーランド人はさすがだわ。この船に乗っている人達でニュージーランドからフィジーまで行ったんだって。 で、肝心の牡蠣はというと、、、5個収穫。でも海と鳥が素敵だったからよしとしよう~。 A fantastic day out on a fantastic boat with fantastic people! Yukie and I had an amazing time and managed not to throw up. The kids liked it too but were a bit put off by the sea sickness and the puking. Nina’s competition of who could throw most pizzas was exemplary of …

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Mar
14

Oyster Regatta

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Mar
14

Night Sailing with Anders

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Feb
20

First Steps

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I remember a one week fencing and sailing camp I took part in when I was a teenager. I enjoyed the fencing but it never inspired me deeply. The sailing on the other hand I remember clearly. It left a deep trauma I never quite got over. Sailing boats don’t have breaks, and that is …

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