Grey Dove - Adventures in a Heavenly Twins Catamaran

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

15 July 2010 | Western Isles
08 July 2010 | CountyAntrim, Ulster
07 July 2010 | East of Ulster
06 July 2010 | Isle of Man
05 July 2010 | Anglesey, North Wales
04 July 2010 | Holyhead
30 June 2010
29 June 2010 | Irish sea
11 June 2010 | Ardglass
02 January 2010 | Dunstaffnage
10 January 2006 | Puilladohran
08 January 2006 | Dunstaffanage
31 December 2005 | North QueensFerry and Oban
31 December 1969

Ugly or what

31 October 2021 | Little Vathi.
David Holdsworth | Sunny
Whilst on our recent Greek adventure in a tippy boat we saw this superyacht and all of us thought it to be the ugliest boat we had ever seen. A triumph of cash over culture....

Great Idea

20 October 2021 | Sami
David Holdsworth | Stormy
The Greeks have it sorted. They use mobile media to warn everyone of impending doom, on the form of severe weather warnings. Everyone gets it if their 'phone is switched on, you cannot opt out.
We were sat in a restaurant (outdoors under umbrellas!) when about 50 'phones all went off at once when this came in. The tension was broken by the boss rushing in and shouting; "It's OK, just a warning that the Chicken Souvlaki is finished.."
Brilliant, certainly eased the tension.
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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