Sailing instruction off SW England
Thanks for the response and the good info. I eventually did find a good boat and a competant skipper willing to take me from Falmouth to the Scilly Isles and back in early Nov but unfortunately du to a change in circumstances I have had to postpone the trip for a year.
For anyone interested I found the chap via the Royal Cornwall yacht club web site
and the link to the 40''ft Salar Buccaneer in question is
The skipper Neil Hopkins is a class act.