Grey Dove - Adventures in a Heavenly Twins Catamaran

An occasional lighthearted (mostly!) look at life sailing a small catamaran away from home.

14 August 2017 | Whitby
14 August 2017 | Whitby approaches
13 August 2017 | Humber Approaches
12 August 2017 | Wells
12 August 2017 | Wells
12 August 2017 | Wells
12 August 2017 | Wells
11 August 2017 | Wells
10 August 2017 | Lowestoft
09 August 2017 | Thames Estuary
09 August 2017 | North Foreland
06 August 2017 | Ramsgate harbour front
06 August 2017 | Ramsgate
04 August 2017 | Ramsgate
03 August 2017 | Dover
02 August 2017 | Dover
02 August 2017 | Beachy Head
02 August 2017 | Approaching Beachy Head
01 August 2017 | Brighton Marina

Pirates! Yo Ho Ho....

14 August 2017 | Whitby
David Holdsworth | Overcast
As the light came up and we sailed into the solidly built and impressive harbour entrance at Whitby, an unexpected sight came down the coast and turned in ahead of us - a pirate galleon no less.

You just never know what to expect in these parts....

Shades of Dracula

14 August 2017 | Whitby approaches
David Holdsworth | Overcast
Following a fine overnight sail, only our third of the trip, we approached Whitby at dawn to be reminded of Bram Stoker by the morning light shining eerily through the ruins of the cathedral on the cliff top. Break out the garlic....
Vessel Name: Grey Dove
Vessel Make/Model: Modified Heavenly Twins 26
Hailing Port: Kinghorn
Crew: David Holdsworth BEM. Jessie Cameron Hunter Holdsworth (aka Jeanette)
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Greydove is a mk3/4 Heavenly Twins highly modified with straight stems and a high aspect ratio fully battened modern catamaran rig with an 11 metre mast. She goes! (for an old girl anyway). Sailing around the West Coast and Western Isles of Scotland with a scuba diving skipper we have visited many [...]
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