One piece of kit I kept from Ariadne was the Raymarine wireless remote control. Maricom fitted it when they insta;ed the other kit. In addition to being very useful for steering while, for example, going round the boat collecting fenders. Additionally it provides a lot of navigation information such as bearing and distance to waypoint which is notnormaly displayed on the plotter screen unless one switches to the roadmap view.
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