Month: April 2006

Racing!

Yeap! You guessed right. Today I had my first experience in dinghy racing. But let’s start from the beginning. Today I wouldn’t sail with Kelly, because she would be racing. So I went to the club and was hoping that either someone would be looking for crew, or I would sail on my own. It…



Wednesday Sailing

During the week I have been following closely the weather forecast for Wednesday. I want dry, fairly windy days. It’s nice if it is not chilly. A temperature of 20°C would be great, but let’s not ask too much from the weather. Anyway I have found this great website (skylinkweather.com used by aviators but pretty…



No Sailing This Weekend

Today is the Greek Orthodox Easter. It is considered one of the most important celebrations of the Christian Orthodox religion. More Important than Christmas actually. Therefore, traditionally we have a big feast that supposedly comes after 40 days of lent. Anyway, for every Greek even if not religious, like me, it is an important day…



Mid-week Action

On Easter Monday we visited a friend living near Henley-on-Thames and I ended up chopping wood. The following morning I felt stiff and sore but I still wanted to go sailing today. I was trying to arrange with someone to go but I didn’t managed to. I was hoping I would be able to move…



First Time

Today, although it’s Easter Sunday, I went sailing. It was the first time to sail having completed my RYA Level 1 course. I arrived at WSC nice and early. The idea was that I would either find someone to cruise with, or someone who needed a crew to race, or sail on my own. I…



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