Hi from Mrs. Jackeen (erstwhile forum lurker since hubby was bitten by the rib bug),
We did try to get out for the Jolly Sailor's return...got down near Yarmouth and saw the snaking wakes right across the Solent. Hubby did a (recently perfected - courtesy Aquapower!) high speed turn and we headed back thro the mess and chop of Cowes week while I hung on; Paradiddle ploughed ahead with Jackeen at the helm (steering wheel? - I get confused about these things)...and I made a mental note of where the flares, radio etc. were...
Traitorously I then suggested breakfast at Cowes as we weren't going to get anywhere near. Later in the afternoon we pootled around Pompey looking for the famous boat...no luck.
Yesterday we took some relatives to Gunwharf and were told to moor next to ...The Jolly Sailor!!!
And I had my camera...so I will post a photo on the gallery as soon as I sort out the res. etc (I'm a technophobe..Jackeen will help). Huge apologies in advance as Jackeen dared to plonk his size 11 s on board for the photo...
Regards to all...especially long-suffering other halves.
ps - sincere condolences to Pete 7 ; we hope to see you tomorrow