Skipper & Crew
Around Britain Winter 2021
Sailing Around Britain Early February 2021
An adventure at the wrong time of year. Because it is there and we can.
Choosing the weather windows. Training, voyaging whilst circumnavigating UK nations in winter. Using steady stream of low pressure systems to sail with wind abeam & abaft, waiting out the rain & gales. Thinking/planning hard - sailing easy. (Last year we got damp on one afternoon).
Departing 'Isle of Wight' to circumnavigate UK.
1500nm 4 weeks 43ft steel ketch up to 4 crew.
Outer waterproof gloves/mitts
Inner fleece gloves/mitts
Outer waterproof jacket, salopettes
Midlayer rainproof jacket/trousers
Midlayer fleece suit, dive thermal suit (onesie - not unicorn)
Sleeping bag x2: in case1 gets wet & 2 are warmer
Fleece blankets: to lay on/ extra warmth/ packing bunk
Quick dry towels
Waterproof sacks, bags, resealable freezer bags.
Personal knife, head-torch, spare phone/ spare tablet
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