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Logs & Blogs

Have an adventure to share? Let us know…


This facility is open to all club members to display their logs & blogs, be they of current or past cruises.

Please advise Vanessa ( if you have a blog for us to post on this page!  The Merryl Lyle Cruising Trophy is awarded to the best entry and is presented at the Annual Dinner & Dance in February.

Over the last few years the number of members entering the Log Competition has declined.  Few members now seem to keep narrative logs.  This decline is probably partly due to those who undertake significant cruises using blogs on the internet to keep their family and friends informed of their progress. As a result the Competition is now open to “Logs & Blogs”.

There is only one rule: the cruise must be under the RCIYC burgee. The boat (motor or sail) does not need to be owned by the entrant and can be chartered or flotilla.




Jonathan & Dawn Pooley, local members, fly the RCIYC burgee on their catamaran ‘Escapade’.

They left Guernsey for the Caribbean in 2014 where they have spent the last 2 winters.

Please click HERE to view their blog and follow them on their travels.

Martin Soons who circumnavigated Britain on his Broadblue catamaran Alexandria.

Please click HERE to view his blog.

Peter Watson who sailed his FPB64 Grey Wolf back to Guernsey from Auckland, New Zealand.

Please click HERE to view his blog.


Recent Past Winners of the Competition:
Don & Tattie Thompson
J. Cullington
Ed & Jenny Duncan
Ed & Jenny Duncan
2004Fleur d'Ecosse
Ed & Jenny Duncan
S. & K. Paine
2006Majic 2
Peter Howe
2008Odyssey of Canada
Martin Lewis
2009CalypsoDavid & Anne Marie Mitchison
2011CygonieRoland & Carol Guille
Stuart & Sarah Crisp
2013Play d'éau
Piers & Lin du Pré
2014Alexandria II
Martin Soons
2015Bo Bridget
Roger Martel
Jonathan & Dawn Pooley