Category Archives: Haslar Marina, Gosport, UK

Updates from before we set off

Cruise Ship Season!

The P&O Ship ‘Ventura’ arrived yesterday and unloaded hundreds of passengers onto the beach and into town. Huge ship, spent just the day in Grenada and off she sailed again at sunset. Quite a sight. Not quite sure how much … Continue reading

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Single Handed Sailor

Rob and Beyzano are now safely secured to a mooring buoy in the USVI having made the 30 mile trip from Virgin Gorda yesterday. What a star 🙂 Not easy to drop the mooring buoy and rush back 45 feet … Continue reading

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On Our Way

Our Biscay crew are Alex and Paul who were up early to fill the water tanks and prepare the boat for leaving her berth. A few early risers saw us off at 0700 this morning as we left Haslar with … Continue reading

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Party Time!!

I managed to get away with just a few tears last night during a 23 hour day which ended at 4am after the party on Haslar Marina Lightship last night. We celebrated our Wedding Anniversary, several people’s birthdays, our retirements … Continue reading

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Back In The Water

Beyzano is safely back in Haslar following a final week of last minute maintenance. We discovered that there was some corrosion on the SSB dynaplate bolts and it was also coming away from the hull. The generator had been installed … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lift Out

Many of the tasks on our lists (see Tasks List Page under ARC 2011) involve having Beyzano out of the water, so in preparation for that we need to get some things done during the weekends leading up to April … Continue reading

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2011 At Last!

Finally, we can say, ‘we are going this year’ and having turned that corner in fine style at Landers Steakhouse (at Haslar Marina entrance) by dancing until almost 4am, we are now really excited by the prospect of the preparation … Continue reading

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Christmas Sailing

After almost 10 hours on the road I made it home from Edinburgh. There was snow over the entire journey until I got to within a few miles of Gosport. Rob had decorated the boat, inside and out and she … Continue reading

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Christmas Sailing

Snow permitting, I should be travelling to Haslar from Edinburgh on Thursday and after almost 8 weeks berth bound, Beyzano will be sailing again. We have booked a couple of nights in Buckler’s Hard so will be sailing there on … Continue reading

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New Berth

We have finally moved to a berth which is big enough for the boat! Much less stressful to have 6 feet between us and the next boat, rather than 6 inches. We are also port to which is the side … Continue reading

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