The gear shift on the port engine failed while we were trying to manoeuvre to stand by a capsized dinghy in Southampton Water. We continued with our weekend to Newtown qith Neil, Tamsin and Kendra. Picking up the buoy and manoeuvring alongside at Marchwood were interesting challenges!
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