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Round Britain 2019 – Lymington to Eastbourne

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Round Britain 2019 – Weymouth to Lymington

Day three and our crews, well rested from the previous day's exertion, set off for the Hampshire town of Lymington. Located in the Solent, directly opposite the Isle of Wight, their destination was a 44-mile sail away in what seemed to be good conditions. Half an hour into the sail...

Round Britain 2019 – Brixham to Weymouth

The second day of leg seven was not nearly as forgiving as the first! A steady ten hour sail past Exmouth and Lyme Regis turned into a fifteen-hour, seventy-six mile slog, tacking against force 5/6 easterly winds all the way. Any sailor will tell you that even the most detailed...

Round Britain 2019 – Plymouth to Brixham

The final leg of the Premier Sailing Round Britain cruise for Macmillan Cancer Support begins with a trip along the Devonshire coast from Plymouth to Brixham, and what a day to get things started! As our new crews get to know each other they are treated to the most perfect...

Round Britain 2019 – Cream tea at Plymouth

If you wish to support our crews on their voyage, and help Macmillan Cancer Support continue their vital work with those affected by cancer, please follow this link to our justgiving page: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/premier-sailing Thank you.

Round Britain 2019 – Fowey to Plymouth

The sixth and final day sailing of this leg takes our crews to their final destination: Plymouth. One of the most famous seafaring ports on the south coast, this Devonshire town is  where our company director, Colin, went to naval college way back in the distant past (or the 1970s)!...

Round Britain 2019 – Falmouth to Fowey

Now well rested after the previous day's exertions, our crews prepared themselves for the short hop from Falmouth fo Fowey. The fifth day of this leg sees Ashanti and Clearlake II cross the Fal estuary and make their way along the Roseland Heritage Coast in glorious sunshine before reaching their...

Round Britain 2019 – Padstow to Falmouth

This stage is a big one! Our crews rose early and readied themselves and their vessels for the overnight sail from Padstow to Falmouth, rounding Land's End and Lizard Point on their way. Nestled on the south coast of Cornwall, Falmouth is famous for surfers and sailors alike, and boasts...

Round Britain 2019 – Isle of Lundy – Padstow

The next day our crews set of bright and early, leaving their island stopover for the town of Padstow and the north Cornish coast. Blue skies were overhead and there was good sailing all the way across the inlet for the river Camel and both Clearlake II and Ashanti made...

Round Britain 2019 – Milford Haven to the isle of Lundy

As the start of a new leg dawned and new crews joined our boats, it became apparent that the steaming light on Ashanti was not working. Changing a boat on a yacht is never straight forward, and someone had to be hauled up the mast to sort this one. Fortunately...