I got Teal across the tide going into the RSrnYC Yacht Haven. We drifted onto other boats and did some damage. Teal was virtually unharmed apart from a slightly bent guardrail. A lot of help from the Royal Southern bosuns, and from Tim Hubron, the sailing manager at the Club.
Trained as Naval Architect. Involved in shipbuilding and shipyard construction/ Worked briefly in aviation. Joined Associated British Ports in 1984 as Business Development Manager. For 10 years until retirement in 2001, Environment Manager at ABP. Has owned several yachts described on this website