The Naiad Voyages

Mark Austen

Naiad's Voyages

These are the voyages of Naiad, a Fairey Falcon dinghy in the fashion of Shoal Waters.

Captain's Table

For non-boat related stuff you should see my other page which may be found at

Naiad's Reconstruction

For details of the reconstruction of Naiad you should see the reconstruction project log.

Latest News on the Naiad Voyages.

2018.05.13 - Unexplored Territory
Having done some re-enactment preparation first thing this morning I decided that despite the weather (overcast and with a fine drizzle) I'd ...more
2018.05.12 - Not so Hot
Despite the lovely weather we have had recently, the temperatures around here reached 26 Celsius on several days, the wind was either ...more
2018.05.05 - Finally!
I managed to get a sail this morning. The wind was not very strong but the current sure was and I had to use the paddle a fair bit to ...more
2018.05.04 - More Bits & Pieces
I was going to go sailing again this afternoon but when I got down to Naiad there was no wind.So I had a cup of tea.I do hope there is some ...more
2018.05.01 - Bits & Pieces
The weather was quite nice today albeit still quite windy. The temperature reached 14 Celsius here in the Fens and I went down to Naiad in ...more