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Triton Navigator 2018

Unit: NCHQ, HMS DALRIADA, HMS PRESIDENT, HMS VIVID, HMS KING ALFRED
Location: Faslane - Scotland
Date: July 2018
Activities: Sailing
The expedition was based out of Faslane and the boat used was the Royal Navy Sailing Association boat Scorcher. This boat is available for charter and is an excellent facility. The daily activities are given below: 15th July 2018 – This was an arrival day with all those involved on the expedition...

HMS Wildfire

Unit: HMS Wildfire
Location: UK (Solent) & English Channel
Date: April 2018
Activities: Sailing
HMS WILDFIRE typically runs 2 sailing expeditions (SAILEXs) per year in April and October to fit around the unit’s busy summer training programme. The first of these this year was a long weekend in the Solent from 26 – 29 April. A Halberg Rassey 342, SKUA, was used from Joint...

Fastnet 2015 – Maritime Reserves

Unit: HMS President, HMS Flying Fox and HMS Ferret
Location: English Channel and Irish Sea
Date: August 2015
Activities: Offshore sailing
Reservists from HMS President, HMS Flying Fox and HMS Ferret took part in the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race aboard the RNVR Yacht Club’s Beneteau 40.7 yacht Volunteer. Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), the race celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2015, with a record fleet of 356 yachts...

Exercise Cockney Arctic Odyssey – Combined Service Reservists

Unit: Combined Services
Location: Sweden
Date: March 2014
Activities: Nordic Skiing
‘Cockney Arctic Odyssey’ was an adventurous training expedition sponsored and paid for by the Ulysses Trust.  It was organised by Sqn Ldr Jonathan White and LSgt. Barnes and involved 7 members of the HAC and a Lieutenant from the RNR. The expedition leader with the requisite adventurous training qualifications was...