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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Halcyon1
Thumbs up A very rare sight!!!

I was delivering a boat to Dartmouth and what did I see - a huge whale!!!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Venezuela to Gibraltar

Here is part two:

https://youtu.be/54FKQx7YY3M

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Halcyon1
Cool Venezuela to Gibraltar

Drugs were of major concern - Luckily we where able to meet the owners out in Venezuela - no white suits, convertible sports cars or guys with machine guns insight, so we knew we would be OK!

Here...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Halcyon1
Thumbs up Trans Atlantic on a Rustler 42

A short video that was filmed and edited by one of the crew on board a lovely Rustler 42 during a Trans Atlantic crossing that finished earlier this month.

https://youtu.be/UczKp6aFV30

The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,265
Posted By Halcyon1
Things you can say about your boat but not your girlfriend?

A classic subject from 'Whose Line is it Anyway':

"She's riding kinda low"

"You can fit a dozen guys down below"

"She's taking on water"

"Nice trim"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Selling our 1995 Island Packet 40

She sounds lovely,

Can you post some pictures and of course a price?

Many thanks,

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By Halcyon1
Sailing from the Mediterranean to the UK

A common route for me, and this time there was no sign of the typical Northerlies along the Portuguese coast!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtI8ErigV2g&feature=youtu.be

I hope you enjoy the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Island Packet 380

Just over 2 weeks, including a couple of stops...

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Hallberg-Rassy...

The Malo delivery was quite a long time ago now, and many boats ago! I can't remember there being a problem with the mainsheet set-up...

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Halcyon1
Thumbs up Island Packet 380

The Island Packet 380 is a lovely yacht! We were very lucky to recently sail one to Gibraltar.

Fresh conditions across Biscay, typical trade winds along the Portuguese coast and of course some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Halcyon1
Thumbs up Hallberg-Rassy...

I love them... How about you?

Here is one I delivered to Plymouth:

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Halcyon1
Talking Ocean Crossing on a Prout 33

Here is a short video taken whilst crossing the Atlantic on board a Prout 33.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ONtusbbrYo

A few snags along the way; and the trip took a lot longer than we'd...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Halcyon1
Sailing to London

It is an incredible experience to sail up the Thames!

Here are some of the highlights:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Halcyon1
Sailing with no engine...

We recently brought a Mini 650 back to the UK from Portugal (around 600 Miles). Admittedly they are great sailing boats, but with no engine a few of the days really dragged!
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By Halcyon1
Smile Filming whilst sailing...

I am lucky that my main hobby (sailing) is also my job... My second main hobby is film making. I recently filmed during a trip along the South Coast of the UK. I am trying to get better at talking to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Halcyon1
Smile I sailed an old Westerly to Jersey...

It was fantastic conditions the whole way across! A beautiful sail...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnEYR5u_Vj4&list=UU3o8asPx5SronRtGzeVVE8A

I hope you enjoy the film,

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-10-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By Halcyon1
Smile Sea Shanties

I'm not sure how popular they are in the US, but over here in the UK we love 'em!

You can't go to a sailing festival these days without a group of drunk old men singing old sailors songs... It's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Winter Sailing onboard a Hanse 575

I know, and they didn't even have any flower pots or tea lights!

Masking tape is a nightmare... I think that they only wrapped it around the plastic and card as protection. If it goes on to the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Halcyon1
Winter Sailing onboard a Hanse 575

The Hanse 575 is a lovely yacht! Unfortunately though this one didn't have any heating... A very cold trip therefore back from the Baltic in February!

http://youtu.be/NquY5clKarA

All filmed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: What is your favorite sailing Novel?

None taken... And yes, Novels are technically fictional stories.

When I started thinking about my top sailing books I thought some of them might have been fictional; turns out that I much prefer...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By Halcyon1
Smile What is your favorite sailing Novel?

I have put together a list of my top ten sailing novels... So many to choose from!

Top Ten Sailing Novels - Halcyon Yachts International Yacht Delivery | Halcyon Yachts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Halcyon1
An Interview With Dylan Winter!

For those of you who donít know Dylan Winter, you simply should! He started out with £3000 in the bank, bought himself a 50 year old Mirror Offshore and set sail from Bembridge on the Isle of Wight....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,541
Posted By Halcyon1
Do customs officials mind being filmed?

We recently delivered a yacht from the Netherlands to Northern Ireland. UK Customs intercepted and came aboard. We filmed them as they boarded and then out of courtesy stopped to welcome them and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Where in the world is this (and have you been there)?

Oh Yes...

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Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Halcyon1
Where in the world is this (and have you been there)?

Oh - happy memories... But where is this?

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Quct5Ar0-8I/VNIqFMidIbI/AAAAAAAADxc/em8SX68Swf4/w502-h457-no/Marina.jpg

Pete
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