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Svalbard log now on Fleet

I've just uploaded the log of my expedition to Svalbard last summer to the 'Logs' section of Fleet.  Enjoy!

Bob Hendicott

Rosinis (R36)

Posted by Bob Hendicott on January 30, 2019 at 11:41 — 1 Comment

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Posted by Sue Paice on January 29, 2019 at 10:01 — 5 Comments

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Posted by Graham Rabbitts on December 5, 2018 at 15:50 — 1 Comment

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I've finally finished the log of my expedition to Svalbard in summer 2018 and it's attached as 3 separate pdf documents:

Svalbard log: Intro and Part 1

Svalbard log: Part 2

Svalbard log: Part 3, Facts and Figures


Bob Hendicott

Rosinis (R36)


I'm now able to attach logs of a couple of cruises undertaken on Rosinis during 2016 - to La Rochelle and back via the French coastal islands, and to Galicia.  Enjoy!

Early summer on the French Atlantic coast

Amongst bateas and horreos in the Rias Baixas

If anyone is interested, I shall be giving an illustrated talk on these two cruises at Marchwood Yacht Club (Southampton area) on Sat 18 Feb 17, starting at 2000.  If you'd like to attend please let me know in advance.

Bob Hendicott


Logs from earlier years


"Thames Estuary Cruise in Border Reiver"- Roger and Jackie Epps (pdf)

The Year Summer missed Scotland- A log of Rosinis' cruise from the Solent to Scotland and back - Bob Hendicott (two pdf files) Part 1 and Part 2


Out into the mid-Atlantic - Rosinis' cruise to the Azores in Jul/Aug 2014.  Bob Hendicott

Logs covering Ariadne's cruises in France, Ireland and Scotland between 1999 and 2010 are now available at A couple of cruises in True in New Zealand are also available.


"The Blessing of the Sea"  Nakamanda sails south to Brittany in Summer sunshine [R36] Word Simon Wainman

"Strong winds, big seas and wild scenery" - Solo cruise to SW Ireland  [R36] PDF (Bob Hendicott) [R36] Blog (Sue Paice & Matthew Vaughton)

On the Western Edge [R31]  Cruise round west coast Ireland 2013 - Blog (Peter Reason)


From Sanda to Scavaig website (Charles Warlow)

Solo Cruise to S Brittany PDF (Bob Hendicott)

Heart of Gold to the Azores text discussion (John Myers) This is the first of 4 parts.

Seol Mara to Orkney PDF (Alistair and Carol Bell)

Red Ruth to Madeira blog (Peter and Lorraine Baxter)


Cruise to the Azores, Part 2 Chapter 1 PDF (Roddy Wade Thomas)

[chapter 2 and 3 are also in the Ocean Group]

A short cruise to Alderney You Tube Video & Text (Graham & Dairne Rabbitts)

Voyage to the Scillies PDF (Roger and Jackie Epps)

Mini-cruise to Brittany and the Channel Islands  Word format [Bob Hendicott]

Red Ruth in the Med [Peter and Lorraine Baxter] A live blog/website

2011 Cruise to the Azores, Part 1   Word format. [Roddy Wade Thomas]

Brief account of a 2011 Cruise to Iceland [Miranda Myers]

A short account of the MYC Easter cruise from the Solent to France has been added, [Graham Rabbitts].

A New Years Cruise 2010-11  [Nicky Barker]This is a facinating account of a winter cruise.

So Phare, So Good [Graham Rabbitts] A cruise to the Gironde in 2010

Have I missed any out?


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