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

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Naiad's Reconstruction

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

Latest News on the Naiad Voyages.

2018.06.30 - An Unusual Trip
The weather was not good for sailing the river today, too much wind but even if it had been perfect I would not have sailed anyway since I ...more
2018.06.23 - Another Northerly Sail
Once again we have great weather, but not really for sailing. The forecast for the morning was North Westerly 2 gusting 4 so I went down to ...more
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