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.

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Latest News on the Naiad Voyages.

2017.10.15 - More Rushes
I went down to the boat this afternoon to check how she had fared after the remnants of hurricane Ophelia had passed by. The wind speed only ...more
2017.10.15 - Comfort & Vegetation
With the arrival of three of the cushions during the week I took them down to the boat yesterday and checked them for fit. The one for the ...more
2017.10.12 - Sunset This Evening
The view from Naiad as I drank my cup of tea. I didn't go anywhere, this was just a visit to a) get me some exercise and b) just to be on ...more
2017.10.08 - Longer Voyage
Thankfully, the weather forecast, though not totally correct, was good enough for a great sail today.The forecast gave force 2 gusting 4 and ...more
2017.10.05 - Cushions!
I've got to have cushions!After work this afternoon I went down to the river to spend some time on Naiad. The wind had started to moderate a ...more