Four yachts and 17 club members joined the Oxted Offshore Spring Rally to Poole over the weekend of Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April. The weather was kind with plenty of sunshine and no rain, but fickle winds of just F2 or F3 set the scene for an interesting Rose Bowl Challenge! Continue reading →
Boat insurance specialists MS Amlin have launched a competition to find the most interesting and creative boat names out there. The winners, selected on a monthly basis, will be awarded Southampton Boat Show tickets.
We think that Degree of Latitude may be a strong contender? Someone want to nominate it?
11 members of Oxted Offshore and 4 boats cast off for Bembridge on the Isle of White during the last weekend in July for the Oxted Offshore Summer Rally. With low water occurring late morning on Saturday it was a little challenging getting over the bar at Bembridge but it was worth it to discover such a lovely little harbour. The marina staff and facilities were good and we managed to get all boats moored for around 18:00 in time for Commodores Cocktails on Degree of Latitude.
After a pleasant evening unwinding in Hamble we knew that Saturday was going to need an early start because on Degree of Latitude we had no sails. Given that we were supposed to be racing the next day that was a bit of a challenge.