Cruising a Class 40 – Part 2

James Closeadventure, class 40, cruising, Dream or Two Sailing0 Comments

This is part two of Carolyn’s account of our fast cruise on our Class 40, Fortissimo. If you missed the first part then you can find it here. In this part we join the cruise in Dartmouth on Wednesday morning.   Wednesday 6 April: Dartmouth to Poole We decided to have a relaxed morning in Dartmouth:  Fortissimo was due to touch the mud at midday so James calculated we could set off at 1.30pm.  So we explored the ancient maritime quarter of Bayards … Read More

Cruising a Class 40 – Part 1

James Closeadventure, class 40, cruising, Dream or Two Sailing0 Comments

In April this year we cruised our Class 40 racing yacht, Fortissimo around the English Channel. Carolyn Morgan, one of our crew for the trip has very kindly written a summary of the trip. Here are her thoughts on the first two days of cruising a Class 40… Monday 4 April: Portsmouth to Weymouth Prompt start this morning: Alasdair and I had met James the night before and slept on the boat.  As a racing yacht Fortissimo is more spartan … Read More

Spring Sailing Adventures 2016

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Spring Sailing Adventures 2016 As February continues our thoughts start to stretch well beyond our winter maintenance and onto our Spring Sailing Adventures 2016. This year we’ll be kicking the season off with two trips on Fortissimo designed to suit all types of sailor.     Solent Weekend Cruise £250 per person. 19th – 20th March On the weekend of the 19th and 20th March we’ll be doing a two day cruise of the Solent, spending the night in Cowes or … Read More