Marchwood Minnow's Photo Story

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It's Tuesday night ... and Marchwood Minnows are getting safely kitted-out ... and launched!

Course-planner Martin plots ... and blows his own three-minute trumpet

At the helm of the safety boat, John Grant gets an earful

When it's your very first race, you learn to sail, and bail ..
and get a helping hand from a man with big boots

It can get very close-quartered and cosy

The competition from bigger boats can get B-I-G

Serious intent, lots of skills ... and loads of laughs

Southampton Water creates the backdrop for the racers

At the end of an evening's racing, it's back to dry land, to mum ...
and it's been enough to give Martin double-vision