Sailing in Greece 2024

For the past few years, Phil Sargent has been spending his summers sailing his Yatch Elin around Greece. He has a pretty generous offer...

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Self limiting bow wave

This cave has been rumoured to be there for years. Mr T and Mr A had been. I had their notes about it but it wasn't until January this year (2023) after an initial effort with Hugh St Lawarence that I finally got in. The initial return involved wearing 3 wetsuits and doing lots of kicking of mud, hoping not to drown and slightly enlarging the passage with each in and out. I had the miss fortune to have...

Sailing in Anglesey

In the summer while traversing the Cullin ridge with James 2, I remember looking out to the islands surrounding Skye and imagining how awesome it would be to travel between remote islands or around the coast by boat. My original idea was to use a sea kayak to travel between the different islands and then go wild camping/climbing on the islands. After a bit more thought I decided that sea kayaking was impractical for longer distances, I wouldn't be...

A duck, a tree and a mine

… walked into a bar (not really, but it does sounds like the start of a joke) I was keen to get in some more caving trips this summer, especially as I had a few weeks off from work with no travel planned. Luckily, Janey was up for the challenge - and provided a car - so we did three shorter trips over a couple of weeks. Illusion PotSunday 29/7/23Janey Gregory, Ben Wainwright, Dave Entwistle, Ane Appelt Our first trip had two...

Little Hull Pot

Sunday 27th Aug 2023 Hugo, Adam Baldock, Ane I thought I should try out this whole ‘writing rants’ thing - and might as well start with the most recent trip, working my way backwards through the summer. I wanted to go caving. Baldock wanted to go caving. None of us have a car, however. Hugo to the rescue - but his car only seats two. So the plan was for two people to go by car, taking ropes and other gear, with...