Brian Humber's blog

Ronhilda enjoying a Fast Cruise
1 year 6 months ago

Knowing I was in Ukraine till Thursday I had left the yacht in Gosport to allow for last minute delays and not to have a too stressful Friday.

Ronhilda Returning to Base on Sunday - a Rare Upright Moment
1 year 6 months ago

Saturday morning brought a forecast of F5/6 East going NW and gusts in the 30s.

1 year 8 months ago

I had a hunch the course setter would be on the water with us this month.  As he seems to like a close start to his home waters I guessed this would be in the serpent infested waters of the far wes

1 year 11 months ago

For October's Fast Cruise Ronhilda had a reduced crew and his skipper was still suffering from, and had not recovered from, his appendix operation in July.

2 years 3 months ago

Having signed up for Grahams St Vaast Rally this BH weekend I had done more than I normally do for a cross channel trip, even putting in a course on my iPad.

2 years 6 months ago

Whilst the yacht was in Gosport  Andy Chatterton went up the mast fo rme to recover the Ticktack wireless masthead sender unit.

2 years 6 months ago

Wary of the weekend weather forecast all the crew ( bar one confined to bed with manflu)  joined Ronhilda on the Friday afternoon.

2 years 7 months ago

The forecast in the week for the Jan FC was uncertain, but seemed to be settling down to a brisk N/NW on the day with a bit of a lull on the Saturday morning.

2 years 10 months ago

Saint Graham had kindly advised the start was to be in the wild west of the Solent this month, so that would have meant trying to leaving our home Gulag of Chichesterstan at LW springs.

2 years 11 months ago

It was a pleasant surprise to log onto the Web site and find the first start was just off Portsmouth so even though the weekend was Springs we could have a later start from Chichesterstan Gulag.