Proud Seahorse and Elizabeth G – Hebrides Cruises

By Cameron Springthorpe // YourSkipper | April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last year (2016) I had the privilege of skippering Elizabeth G a converted Norwegian Rescue Ship for some charters around the West Coast of Scotland and through the Caledonian Canal. Elizabeth G is a┬ábeautiful little go anywhere ship, I even heard a story of one of her sister ships encountering and surviving a 360 degree…

Enif – Rebuild and refit of Open 60

By Cameron Springthorpe // YourSkipper | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the winter 16-17 I refitted the Open 60 ENIF in preparation for competing in the OSTAR 17. The video below covers a little of the work, which also included: 2017 Rig completely stripped, spars painted, checked and reassembled 2017 New Forestay anti torsion stay fitted, and Selden furler factory reconditioned 2017 New Selden furler…

Rob Roy – View from the mast

By Cameron Springthorpe // YourSkipper | May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

This was the view from up the mast on the 41mtr power boat we were commissioning and running, at this stage we were based in Palma, Mallorca. Previously she was called Bikini Queen 2, until we had chance to rename her!