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I joined  the Club shortly after it was formed.

My background is that I took part (many years ago!) in "The Brendan Voyage" and then  spent many years as a delivery skipper for various yacht manufacturers, mostly Hallberg Rassy and Najad.

Instead of "bashing" along to maintain a schedule, it is nice to be able to relax and enjoy good company. I believe that sailing Brighton Belle is "cruising" as it should be, visiting new places and meeting new people. I enjoy the thrill of sailing a lovely yacht in a seamanlike manner and arriving in new, previously unexplored anchorages and harbours. Whether eating ashore or on board, exploring unknown areas or simply relaxing, the important thing is to enjoy each other's company.

West Country Cruise 2017

​ We, the "Magnificent 7", rose with ease to the challenge presented to us by the previous crew, who had wedged Brighton Belle unceremoniously into an impossibly tight berth, and slipped elegantly away to the amazement of the Harbour Master who stood watching in a state of stunned admiration, not witnessed since the time of Drake. A week of fine we...
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Cruising to and around the Azores

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Exploring from Dartmouth to Penzance 2nd – 9th July 2016

An excellent week exploring south coast resorts and estuaries. Weather was mixed with a lot of grey clouds, some fog and sometimes cold but we were lucky as we had little rain during the day and had constant SW/W F3-5 winds most of the time giving us comfortable sailing with all canvas raised.A big thank you to skipper George and Mate Fiona. Crew w...
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BB GOES EAST (Again!)

BB GOES EAST(Again!)Last weekend we took BB to Sovereign Harbour at Eastbourne for the third time this year and were once again welcomed by the extremely friendly members of the Yacht Club there. The food is first class and inexpensive. (I wont mention the bottle of Port.)The wind was just perfect, being a beam reach both ways in the regi...
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