Main PIcture: Mutford Lock, with Oulton Broad behind Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Oulton Broad, River Waveney, Suffolk. To: Lowestoft Harbour, Suffolk Port engine start hours: 491.5. Finish hours:…

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Boston Marina, River Witham. To: Brundall, River Yare via Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Port engine start hours: 475.1. Finish hours: 484.3. Hours run: 9.2. Stbd…

Main Image: Boston Marina Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Boston Marina, River Witham. To: Boston Marina, River Witham via Chapel Hill. Port engine start hours: 474.0. Finish hours: 475.1.…

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Amble Marina, Warkworth Harbour, Northumberland. To: St Peter’s Marina, Newcastle. Port engine start hours: 454.5. Finish hours: 457.2. 2.7. Stbd engine start hours: 454.2.…

Should you get the boat down to the Mediterranean across the Bay or through the canals?

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Michelle Hollamby and Jake Kavanagh. From: Corpach Basin, Caledonian Canal. To: Laggan Locks, Caledonian Canal. Port engine start hours: 418.8. Finish hours: 423.1. Hours run: 4.3. Stbd…

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,…

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…

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…

Memories of Try A Boat and King William, countered by the enlightened views of a new generation.

From the Editor: July

If boats were sensible, like computers or stripy pyjamas, they would all look the same.

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:…

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…

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…

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…

Second Round Ends in Shambles

Heavy winds turned the second round of the World Formula I series in St Petersburg, Russia, on May 30 into a rout.

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…