Missing Link log 24 June 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Michelle Hollamby, Alex McMullen, Joanne Crawford (from lock 9 to Crinan) and Cara Loughran (from lock 9 to Crinan). From: Tarbert, Kintyre, Scotland. To: Ardfern Yacht Centre, Loch Craignish, Scotland via Crinan Canal. Port engine start hours: 397.7. Finish hours: 401.6. Hours run: 3.9. Stbd engine start…

Missing Link log 17 June 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Alex McMullen. From: Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre, Scotland. To: Troon Marina via Brodick Bay. Port engine start hours: 387.5. Finish hours: 392.2. Hours run: 4.7. Stbd engine start hours: 387.7. Finish hours: 392.3. Hours run: 4.6. Log start: 4419.7nm. Log finish: 4478.0nm. Distance run: 58.3. Navigation…

Missing Link log 11 June 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Malcolm Threadgould. From: Down Cruising Club, Ballydown Bay, Strangford Lough, NI. To: Carrickfergus Marina, Belfast Lough, NI. Port engine start hours: 377.8. Finish hours: 381.4. Hours run: 3.6. Stbd engine start hours: 378.0. Finish hours: 381.6. Hours run: 3.6. Log start: 4259.5nm. Log finish: 4315.4nm. Distance…

Missing Link log 9 June 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Malcolm Threadgould. From: Howth, Eire. To: Ardglass, Co Down, Northern Ireland. Port engine start hours: 371.9. Finish hours: 374.9. Hours run: 3.0. Stbd engine start hours: 372.0. Finish hours: 375.0. Hours run: 3.0. Log start: 4157.0nm. Log finish: 4227.2nm. Distance run: 70.2nm. Navigation log (full commentary…

Grand Tour Day 49: Ferry cross the Mersey

Grand Tour 4 June 1999 Kim Hollamby reports: I was sat in my cabin early this morning reading how we might expect a SW Force 3-4 for at least the first half of the day when a 35kn westerly squall burst through porthole and soaked everything in its path, me…

Missing Link log 5 June 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby & Malcolm Threadgould. From: Liverpool Marina, Brunswick Dock, Liverpool. To: Whitehaven Marina, Whitehaven Harbour, Cumbria. Port engine start hours: 359.9. Finish hours: 364.1. Hours run: 4.2. Stbd engine start hours: 360.0. Finish hours: 364.2. Hours run: 4.2. Log start: 3929.8nm. Log finish: 4025.6nm. Distance run: 95.8nm. Navigation…

Grand Tour report 3 June 1999

Grand Tour report 3 June 1999 Kim Hollamby reports: Great excitement this morning as two of the biggest parcels yet to arrive from the office turned up at the transom door. As much as I am enjoying the many privileges that the roller coaster of the Grand Tour bestows it…

Day 42 Update

Grand Tour 28 May 1999 Kim Hollamby reports: Al Paton apparently slept well on his first ever night aboard a motorboat, but was later heard to say the slight rocking motion was akin to the light-headed effect of a couple of pre-dinner beers. However the full joys of boating were…

Missing Link log 15 May 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Jake Kavanagh. From: Penarth Marina, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. To: Swansea Marina, Swansea, Wales. Port engine start hours: 334.6. Finish hours: 338.0. Hours run: 3.4. Stbd engine start hours: 334.7. Finish hours: 338.1. Hours run: 3.4. Log start: 3546.8nm. Log finish: 3601.1nm. Distance run: 54.3. Navigation log…

Missing Link log 13 May 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Howard Jones. From: Bristol Floating Harbour, Bristol. To: Penarth Marina, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. Port engine start hours: 331.3. Finish hours: 334.6. Hours run: 3.3. Stbd engine start hours: 331.4. Finish hours: 334.7. Hours run: 3.3. Log start: 3507.6. Log finish: 3546.8. Distance run: 39.2. Navigation log…

Missing Link log 11 May 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Howard Jones. To: Upton Marina, Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire. From: Gloucester Dock, Gloucestershire. Port engine start hours: 324.0. Finish hours: 326.7. Hours run: 2.7. Stbd engine start hours: 324.1. Finish hours: 326.1. Hours run: 2.0. Log start: 3477.2. Log finish: 3488.2. Distance run: 11.0 Navigation log 1025: leave…

Missing Link log 7 May 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Piers du Pre and Howard Jones. From: Gloucester Dock, Gloucestershire. To: Upton Marina, Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire. Port engine start hours: 321.7. Finish hours: 324.0. Hours run: 2.3. Stbd engine start hours: 320.1. Finish hours: 324.1. Hours run: 4.0. Log start: 3457.1. Log finish: 3477.2. Distance run: 20.1. Navigation…

Missing Link log 6 May 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Piers du Pre & Howard Jones. From: Sharpness Marina, Gloucestershire. To: Gloucester Dock, Gloucestershire. Port engine start hours: 319.5. Finish hours: 321.7. Hours run: 2.2. Stbd engine start hours: 318.1. Finish hours: 320.1. Hours run: 2.0. Log start: 3443.5nm. Log finish: 3457.1. Distance run: 13.6. Navigation log…

Missing Link log 28 April 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh and Loris Goring. From: Darthaven Marina, Kingswear, River Dart, Devon. To: Plymouth Yacht Haven, Plymouth, Devon. Port engine start hours: 287.0. Finish hours: 290.5. Hours run: 3.5. Stbd engine start hours: 286.8. Finish hours: 290.4. Hours run: 3.6. Log start: 3027.6nm. Log finish: 3075.6. Distance…