Sail the Thames and London

Martyn Ruksclass 40, cruising, Dream or Two Sailing0 Comments

Sail the Thames and London on a Racing Yacht In all the hustle and bustle of a modern city it is easy to forget that so many of our ancestors would not have experienced it from the same perspective. Take London for example, where the river Thames may seem busy to us with all the tourist boats whizzing up and down and all the iconic ships moored along its length. But if you were to travel back in time even … Read More

Gosport Charity Pursuit 2017

Martyn Ruksclass 40, Dream or Two Sailing, Portsmouth, Solent0 Comments

Gosport Charity Pursuit 2017 At Dream or Two Sailing we are passionate about realising the positive benefits to people’s lives that many of us know that sailing can bring. We also know that achieving this ambition requires us to be providing access to sailing for a wide cross section of society at large. As a result, when we spotted the inaugural Gosport Charity Pursuit in 2016, which is organised by the Gosport Marine Scene, we knew immediately that we’d like to … Read More

Volvo Round Ireland Race Reflections

Martyn RuksClass 40 racing, Dream or Two Sailing0 Comments

Volvo Round Ireland Race Reflections At Dream or Two Sailing we like to take on some big challenges when it comes to offshore sailing and specifically racing. This year the main feature of our Sailing Programme was the Volvo Round Ireland race. Our plan was to complete it on Fortissimo (aka 40simo) our Class 40 racing yacht. We knew this would be a test for everyone involved and it certainly lived up to its billing. Now the dust has settled … Read More

Round the Island Race 2016

Martyn RuksClass 40 racing, Dream or Two Sailing, Round The Island Race0 Comments

On the 2nd July the sailing world will gather off Cowes to compete in the World famous Round the Island Race 2016. This iconic sporting event was first held back in 1931, organised by the Island Sailing Club, it has become one of the highlights of the sailing calendar. The beauty of sailing is that anyone can enter their boat into this race and as a result it is always a fantastic spectacle for competitors and observers alike. Despite this … Read More