Originally Posted by thomas
We were mad sailors, dabbled with power boats but always went back to sail - then discovered RIBs and binned the rags for good.
I grew up sailing dinghies until it got to the stage where i wanted to do some cruising. Mum got scared I was going to be found floating face down in the channel so Dad bought a RIB...
Give me an open cruising dinghy with twin mast gaff rig and an iron centreboard and camping is a dream, but not a patch on wave jumping in a wind against tide force 6 in the weatern solent...
And yachts are the caravans of the sea..