On passage south from Aberdeen, Scotland, there are two infamous rocky hazards off the Firths of Tay and Forth. Before[…]Read more
This category includes tales of shipwreck, rescues and disasters caused by storms, misfortune and war as well as the development of lighthouses, lifeboats and safety equipment such as lifejackets.
In this extract from an Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland, 1882-1884, we find a fascinating collection of facts and figures about[…]Read more
Setting out with a reasonable forecast to sail the 60 miles from Milford Haven to Pwllheli during the OGA Round[…]Read more
The Mate aboard ‘Curlew’ recalls a challenging passage from Bideford to Milford Haven two years before the outbreak of war,[…]Read more
In the 18th and early 19th centuries the fast sailing Cornish luggers were very profitably employed, during peace time in[…]Read more
It’s not often that one talks of epic boating adventures without so much as leaving one’s berth, on a ‘walk[…]Read more