Sunny Day for the Sailing Crew - Hurstpierpoint College

Sunny Day for the Sailing Crew

Eight students set off on a weekend of sailing days, starting from Portsmouth and Southampton, and finishing in Portsmouth Harbour with lunch on both days anchored off Cowes.

Saturday proved a beautiful sail as the 36’ yacht ploughed through the waves at 8 or 9 knots. Despite there not being a lot of wind on Sunday, they all enjoyed the sunshine with some braving the cold and having a swim before lunch!

They also had a chance to see the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales and the destroyer HMS Dauntless in Portsmouth and learn a little about Royal Navy history.

The crew for the weekend included Lucas G, Joel B, Freddie G, George O-E, Henry L, Minnie R, Harry N and Jude S.

It was the fabulous weather that made these trips such a success. Simon Poole