I hope you find some of the information on my website useful

About Monty Mariner

My current boat is a Ketch rigged, Pilot house, Colvic Countess 33 which I bought in 2000 and was featured in Yachting Monthly in November 2008.

Passage Logs

View and download my passage logs from 1985 to 2016.

Latest Sailing Trips

Read my blog to find out more about my last trip to Northern Spain and Portugal. 

Photo Gallery

Lady in Red and Puffin photo galleries.

Tide Tables



View tide tables for Poole, Dover, Cherbourg and Weymouth.

Tide Stream Charts

View Tide Stream Charts of English Channel, Channel Iles and North Brittany

Happy Sailing


Beating is sailing for twice the distance at half the speed with three times the discomfort.


Gentlemen sail downwind !

- Monty Mariner