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Tuesday 1st November Sailing aboard the Barque Europa

Posted by Bob on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Previous Meetings 
Last night we had a full house to listen to David & Chris Homer recounting their trip aboard the Barque "Europa" around Cape Horn to Antarctica. A gripping story of how they joined the crew as they headed south down to Drakes Passage. They told us how the Barque is a weather station of some repute sending weather reports daily from this remote part of the world. The wild life they saw including whales, dolphins and penguins was just amazing and so was the cooking aboard what really is a very ...
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Gil Haywood Tues 3rd February “Keeping a boat in the Mediterranean.”

Posted by Bob on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Previous Meetings 
What an inspirational night this turned out to be! Gil is no stranger to MCCC as he used to be a member and one time Secretary!  He outlined his dream to sail to and around the Mediterranean and then described in vivid detail how he and his wife accomplished it aboard their Vancouver 38.

They sailed their boat to the Med with the help of Andrew another of our members and have spent the last 7 years exploring its nooks and cranies. Starting  in Gibraltar, then Barcelona, Marseille and onto Ital...

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Blog Page

Posted by Webmaster on Monday, November 10, 2008, In : News 

There are some enhancements to the blog! At the top you will now see a blog search: this is really obvious - just enter your search and the search will show you any MCCC blogs containing your search. It will also have a look at the Internet and give you other relevant links.

At the bottom of the blog page we now have a blogroll - this is really a list of links but will only show blogs of interest.

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Mike Streets & Chris Bassam 4th November 2008

Posted by Beryl on Monday, November 10, 2008, In : Previous Meetings 
The meeting on 4th November saw the return of Mike Streets and Chris Bassam, previously club members, who gave us some very interesting 'food for thought' about keeping and sailing a boat in the Caribbean.  Mike & Chris sailed the Atlantic in 2002 with the ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers) and their boat Reverie has been based in Granada ever since.  Over the past few years, they have spent many months sailing these waters and were very informative about the experience and knowledge they have...
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