Monthly Archives: July 2012

And they’re off!

Racing from Lisbon to Cadiz, expected to arrive on Thursday, you can see the tracker of the race on the Tall Ships site. Ocean Spirit is in Class C. Owen paid for his trip by selling Plus-Mugs at school.  

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Off to the Races again….

Been invited to the races for a second day, ticket for lunch in the Directors tent, can’t be bad! Have put a few photos of Saturday’s day out on Wild Salmon Productions Blog.   Planning to have a play with … Continue reading

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Bessie Ellen arrives in France ready for the Tonnerres de Brest 2012

More than 2,500 classic sailing boats are due in Brest over the next ten days. Owen is arriving on Bessie  Ellen, skippered by Richard Gregson of Wooden Ships . Have a look at the promo for Les Tonnerres – looks amazing

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Mmmm sounds like a “wild salmon” quote if ever there was one.

 “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  Do the things you think you cannot do”. Eleanor Roosevelt  From Voyage to Success Blog Duet celebrates her 100th year with … Continue reading

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Been following her  online with the Marine Traffic tracker. Click on the “last position” link  and you can find out where she is. Glad to see her safe & sound after the trip down from Oban. The tracker shows up all … Continue reading

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We didn’t mean to …

We didn't mean to ...

When we first found Treize for sale on the Tamar I found this mug when I rummaged through the cupboards. It felt like we were in the right place some how. We brought them home last week when we went down to see her in St Just. Julian, Hugh and Joe have been doing a grand job with her. All being well she will be in the water next year and perhaps we should celebrate with a brew up in these mugs. Don’t know which owner bought them but they’ll do fine for us.

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Ping Pong – coming soon to a cinema near you!

Have a look at the trailer – it will make you smile, I promise.

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