Since my last update of this page Blue Marlin has sailed several hundred miles with two trips across the channel to Alderney, Gurnsey and Cherbourg, as far west as Fowey and East to Weymouth. Plans are generally left till last minute as we then have a good idea of the direction in which the sailing […]
In March 2017 I became the proud owner of Blue Marlin, a Westerly Konsort. It took until June before I was happy for her to be launched. She is in good shape and I have enjoyed many happy hours sailing her. So far Plymouth is the furthest we have ventured. She is a lovely heavy […]
A number of people have asked us why we do not appear on Trip Advisor, many have tried to post recommendations and we have also enquired about how to get on it. Apparently we do not meet the requirements because the Sail Loft flat is let self catering. We have tried to explain, that although […]
New years day saw the Rotary Clubs Lyme Lunge take place. Almost three hundred of Lyme’s specially selected loonies splash into the water dressed as brides, fairies and all manner of other creatures.
The pigs went to slaughter during November. Our carcass went to Colyton Butcher who jointed it and made sausages. The bacon was cured by us and we have been enjoying excellent bacon and sausages over the past few months. Not surprisingly we are getting towards the end of the bacon but there are still quite […]
In March 2016 a fire broke out in our lovely Art Deco Cinema which has largely destroyed it. Fortunately nobody was hurt but damage was huge. Scott Cinemas who own it state that it was fully insured and that they will be rebuilding it. Fantastic news as it plays an important part in the cultural […]
Over the winter a considerable amount of work has gone in to freshen up Skerries for the new season including the annual carpet deep cleaning, wall painting and thorough checking, and replacement of worn items. Last year we replaced the mattresses with the Relyon Classic mattresses which was the best buy in the 2012 “Which […]
The pigs have put on a great deal of weight with the biggest at 140lbs. They are due to go for slaughter 19th Nov.
It’s Christmas in Lyme regis and Broad St, is looking stunning this year with the new Christmas lights and people coming from all around to see them. A huge improvement from previous years and the Christmas Carols around the tree event was super, very well attended with the Town Band playing and the Royal Lion […]
The promenade and sea defences on the East Cliff are now almost complete and are open to the public. A walk to the end is a must and the entire length of the level sea shore walk is now about double what it used to be. As you go round its gentle curves, looking across […]