How COVID-19 will affect our 2020 sailing season.

Our 2020 sailing season is due to start in May and end in September.

We are keeping ourselves well informed and guided by the government with regard to COVID-19, and will be following any advisories or restrictions accordingly.

It is already clear that controls put in place (and their likely duration) will severely affect our ability to offer sailing trips throughout 2020.

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Our winter maintenance… and some!

It is mid March 2020. The weather throughout this winter has been mostly cold, wet and windy. Drifter has been protected from the worst of it by placing her under cover in an open ended shed at a boatyard near Plymouth. This type of facility is useful, but is few and far between in the UK so we were very pleased to find a suitable space in one of the sheds at the friendly Voyager boat yard at Millbrook, on the Cornish side of the River Tamar. Here we have been working most days since November on our beautiful barge.

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