They say that a picture tells a thousand words, so rather than trying to type an extremely long blog, today's post is a vlog. The video was taken by Fountaine Pajot for their promotional campaign and features Lady Roslyn right after she was launched and just before she was named.
We recently received an enquiry from one of the subscribers to our website, Tim, who specifically asked if we have air-conditioning onboard Lady Roslyn and whether we think it is necessary in the Eastern Mediterranean.
If you read sailing magazines, as I do, you will be very familiar with the many articles written about grand adventures in the Pacific, the Caribbean and other exotic locations around the globe. But what about adventures closer to home, in the Mediterranean, where "Lady Roslyn" is currently located?
If you have already read our blog post "Wishing for a Wingaker" from September 12th 2016 you will know that we tested a Wingaker sail during a trip we made from Northern Italy to Montenegro and back during May of this year.
In our opinion, a watermaker is one of the most vital pieces of equipment needed on board when cruising. It is therefore crucial to pick the right one when considering adding a watermaker to your yacht.
I first met Lothar Weber, the manufacturer of "Wingaker" sails, in October 2014 when he had flown from Salzburg in Austria to Cape Town to assist in the delivery of a new Leopard 48 from Cape Town to the Caribbean.
On a breezy day in Table Bay we took "Cataya" out for a test sail and I was introduced to a Wingaker sail for the first time. It was love at first sight.