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Search: Posts Made By: Halcyon1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 206
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) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 463
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) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 575
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) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 575
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) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
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) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
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: 784
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: 2,379
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: 637
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: 637
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: 735
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: 735
Posted By Halcyon1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,439
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: 735
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: 1,154
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: 25
Views: 2,061
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: 398
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: 3,932
Posted By Halcyon1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 613
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: 613
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: 1,084
Views: 266,701
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
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By Halcyon1
Re: A nice sailing documentary...

I didn't know it had already been posted... A first for me.

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By Halcyon1
A nice sailing documentary...

sailing documentary (http://www.sailingdocumentary.com/)

Perfect for the winter months!

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Halcyon1
A 100 year old gaffer

A short video taken on board an old yacht. It was a cold winters day, but the conditions were perfect!

A Day Sail - The River Helford - YouTube

I hope you like it...

Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 4,726
Posted By Halcyon1
Advice for Trans Atlantic Crossings

Here are my top 5 tips for anyone crossing the Atlantic this year:

Top 5 Tips for crossing the Atlantic - International Yacht Delivery | Halcyon Yachts...
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