Dylan Winter is/was a BBC journalist. He has a very interesting series on Utube called "keep turning left" where he is sailing around Britain in that boat. It is all similarly excellent. TDW and I had linked to that series previously here.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)