Chris Austin

 My boat
Boat type:Marina 75
Sail no.:GBR1273L
Yacht name:Waimanu
Located:U K
Name:Chris Austin
United Kingdom
Member of:Cruising Association
My experience:I have been regularly cruising NW European waters since 1978 in traditional type yachts all under 7.5 metres loa. Often single handed or with 1 other crew member. The furthest has been to W Norway, S W Baltic, SW Ireland & N Spain.
Where do I sail:I sail from Christchurch on the S coast of the UK. Short cruises within the English Channel & North French Coast, including the Channel Islands.
Previous boats:Purbrook Rossiter Shellduck & Heron, Elizabethan 23, Samphire 23
Other information:Cruising Association Honorary Local Representative for Christchurch UK. Officer of the Christchurch Sailing Club. have been extensively restoring Waimanu since 2007 including complete re-decking, re-wiring & re-rigging.

Date for latest update: 10 December 2008