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Summer Adventure: Approaching Portland Bill

Bella approaches Portland bill en route to our final stop over of Weymouth.

It's Caribbean conditions off Weymouth

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Posted 3rd August @ 5:21

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Summer Adventure: Saint Malo to Treguire

After a very fast journey from Saint Malo with 60kn gusts Bella is now in Treguire. After an evening Ashore she is about to start a 140 nautical mile journey to the Scilly Isles

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Posted 31st July @ 9:56

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Summer Adventure: St Peter Port

Bella is now at anchor off St. Peter port Guernsey awaiting an additional crew member. With the heatwave continuing this was a great time for a swim

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Posted 27th July @ 11:56

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Jazz Evening in Carteret

After a long day sailing we went out for the evening in Carteret finding a live Jazz band, the universal nature of great music. Fantastic evening had by all.

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Posted 27th July @ 11:52

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Summer Adventure, Second Stop: Carteret

As our summer adventure continues, our second stop was Carteret on the western cost of Cape de le Harge. We had to wait for the beach to be flooded before we could even get access to the marina...

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Posted 27th July @ 11:48

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Bella's Summer Adventure Begins

Bella is all set for our 11day summer adventure, the larder is prepared for passage and the fruit net is filled up and ready 

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Posted 27th July @ 11:44

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Just Keep Walking

A crew of regular Bella sailors who have sailed around the island many times set out to walk from St Kats Point to Cowes via Tennyson Down as part of the annual Island Challenge. 8 people set off as part of the 1600 or so event competitiors and pleased to advise that all of the Bella 8... Read more

Posted 8th May @ 10:07

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New Deck table for Bella

As part of our ongoing commitement to keep Bella looking fabulous we have replaced the deck table with a new removable table which is designed to provide additional hand holds, a foot brace when its removed and a structure to hold the chart plotter. this has all been achieved in a really elegant... Read more

Posted 11th April @ 11:03

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2018 Shakedown

Great shakedown sail on Bella last weekend, it was a really important weekend and our opportunity to make sure that she is ready for the 2018 season, all is working well and that the winter prep work was all good. 

The crew had a great time albeit they gave the spinnacker a little... Read more

Posted 20th February @ 5:37

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2018 preperation

Bella is now in the moddle of her winter refit. All the usual maintenace points are being dealt with including servicing of engine and gear boax, a deep clean of the interior, rigging maintenance and servicing of all of the safty and lifesaving equipment.

In addiiton Bella is undergoing... Read more

Posted 6th January @ 6:24

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