News: Flying Fifteens

FF Autumn Blog

Editorial Personal circumstances have meant that it’s been a while since the last of these fleet blogs appeared. My wife Denise unfortunately contracted a mystery infection while Katy and I were sailing at Poole and, since my return, I’ve taken on the more-or-less full-time job of carer. That statement glosses over my domestic incompetence, which […]

Flying Fifteen Newsletter: 1st August, 2016

Sailing Gallery It was RIB duty for me and Jim Hibbert on Sunday. As a result, I was faced with a number of extra-curricular responsibilities – such as bemoaning the state of the Labour Party and wrapping the occasional line round the propellor: these meant that I was unable to pay my customary attention to the racing. I […]

Flying Fifteen Fleet Newsletter – July 29th

Homage au petit Admiral! At regular intervals,those of us that John Clifton has successfully ‘persuaded’, over the years, to join him on his cruiser ‘Jean Clair‘ meet up to relive the old times and to remember ‘deeds long since forgot’ (Tennyson, should you be wondering!) And so it was that the customary crowd gathered in the […]