Round the Island Race 2012

Regular readers of my blog will know that I took up sailing in my retirement so I was delighted when Andrew Kirton asked me to crew for him on his yacht “Mirabeau” in the Round the Island Race this year.  Andrew and I got our Day Skipper certification with the Hamble School of Yachting in April 2009 and have sailed together regularly since.   Other members of the crew were James (Andrew’s son), Janet and our most experienced member, Kerry.  She has been sailing since she was a child and has her own yacht berthed in Minorca. Continue reading