Wanderer Month: July 2021


Summer 2021

Greetings! I am very pleased to be writing this with the memories of WandererFest still fresh in my mind.  After some early cancellations, our sailing programme is finally under way, having started with the Wanderer Weekend at Whitstable and the second award of the Gavin Barr Trophy, which you can read about here. For the first (and hopefully last) time, the WandererFest attendance had to be limited in numbers to comply with the COVID protection arrangements of the venue and very quickly became fully-booked, such was the enthusiasm of regulars and first-timers alike to join this unique event. The event followed the established format with good sailing weather and much (COVID-safe) socialising together with the much appreciated visit and technical talk from Ian Porter. It would the wrong to say that the preparations proceeded without a hitch because the snags were many, but in the end solutions were found to

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