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Search: Posts Made By: Halcyon1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 300
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) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 382
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) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 520
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: 997
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: 529
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: 499
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: 675
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: 675
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: 25
Views: 1,567
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: 25
Views: 1,567
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: 829
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: 2,496
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: 655
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Where in the world is this (and have you been there)?

Oh Yes...

http://cache1.asset-cache.net/gc/140533271-painted-wall-at-marina-horta-island-of-faial-gettyimages.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=CMLNMB4cGbpurhycsLocWQWILncHiVsq2ENYGaqJ68g%3D

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-04-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 655
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
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: A series of interviews with fellow enthusiasts...

Excellent - Dylan has agreed, so watch this space!

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-31-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Halcyon1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,745
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

http://www.modelfixings.co.uk/images/magnet_pen.gif

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Halcyon1
A series of interviews with fellow enthusiasts...

I will be conducting a series of interviews with fellow sailors or motor boaters. The aim is to get an insight into the passion that is behind the activity that we all enjoy so much. The people being...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Moving your boat from one place to another

Fortunately for me lots of people do still prefer to have their yachts delivered under their own power...

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,173
Posted By Halcyon1
What is the best sailing movie ever?

What is the best sailing film ever made?

It's definitely a hard one to call... Here is a list of my top 15 sailing films:

Top 15 Sailing Films - Halcyon Yachts - International Yacht Deliveries...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By Halcyon1
A Winters Sail...

An interesting delivery to the South of France, with a bit of everything along the way...

The trip from Vigo to Port Camille covered 1400NM and took just under 14 days. Stops along the way were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By Halcyon1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: 1977 Cheoy Lee Clipper 42

It was very good weather for most of the trip... You are right; the Clipper 42 is no racing boat, but a lovely cruising yacht!

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Halcyon1
1977 Cheoy Lee Clipper 42

We recently had the pleasure of delivering a 1977 Cheoy Lee Clipper 42 from the UK to Greece.

It was all filmed with a very poor quality camera, and unfortunately for a 4 week passage there wasn't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2014
Replies: 1,090
Views: 278,738
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Taken whilst on a yacht delivery from the UK to Greece:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/7yvNCZofWqJUmFsTcQA7xGXJmgkkSN7HwW0YvH6QjcQ=w501-h282-no

Pete
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