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Ex Yeoman Amphibian 2017 – Royal Yeomanry & Queen’s Own Yeomanry

Unit: Royal Yeomanry, Queen's Own Yeomanry
Location: UK
Date: June 2017
Activities: Sailing, running
It was to the beat of Welsh drums that the RNLI Lifeboat led Ajax and 13 other boats out of the harbour to the start line of the Three Peaks Yacht Race, while several hundred spectators watched the spectacle from across the broad Barmouth sands. The Three Peaks is...

Ex Hebridean Phoenix – 5 MI Bn

Unit: 5 MI Bn
Location: West Coast of Scotland
Date: May 2014
Activities: Mountaineering (Summer), Offshore Sailing
Ex Hebridean Phoenix was the 5MI Bn entry to the Scottish Islands Peaks Race in 2014.  The race is an arduous event that combines challenging coastal sailing and fell running.  The entry was made to the Inter-Service category where three team members were responsible for the sailing and the remaining...

CCF RM 350 Adventure Sail Training 2014 – Cadet Angus Lapslie’s Account

Unit: Combined Cadet Force - Royal Navy / Marine (Cadets)
Location: UK & Norway
Date: March 2014
Activities: Offshore Sailing
Picture the scene. It is the middle of the night, and, just off the southwest coast of Scotland, a lone yacht is struggling through the waves. The wind is a steady Beaufort Force 7; in the United States, that is when the Coastguard issues a small craft warning; in Canada...