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.

2018.06.11 - An Unexpectedly Brief Sail
My weather station had been reading 0 knots of wind for most of the day but I took the chance to cycle down to the club just in case there ...more
2018.06.09 - Making Good Use of the Northerly Winds
The winds for the last few weeks have been from the North and would have afforded opportunities to sail down river instead of up as I do ...more
2018.06.05 - Another Move
I had a phone call from the club chairman a few days so asking me if I would be so kind as to move Naiad to a different pontoon. I had ...more
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