The Naiad Voyages

Mark Austen

Naiad's Voyages

These are the voyages of Naiad, a Fairey Falcon dinghy in the fashion of Shoal Waters.

Captain's Table

For non-boat related stuff you should see my other page which may be found at

Naiad's Reconstruction

For details of the reconstruction of Naiad you should see the reconstruction project log.

Latest News on the Naiad Voyages.

2019.04.21 - Easter Sunday Sail
Yet more great weather and although the forecast wind was marginal, just on the wrong side of too strong, I decided to go far a sail anyway. ...more
2019.04.20 - Easter Saturday Afternoon Sail
The weather, as I am sure you have already gathered, has been very good this Easter. Friday was warm and sunny and although today started ...more
2019.04.11 - Too Much Sail. Edit: Added Video
The weather forecast for the afternoon and evening was for force 2 winds from the North East, gusting force 4. Ideal sailing weather. Once I ...more
2019.04.06 - Two in a Boat
One of my brothers was visiting this weekend and the weather forecast for this morning was suitable for sailing so we hied down to the boat ...more
2019.03.23 - I Won't Do That Again
Today has been a very productive day. I bought a new battery for one of the cars, we made a huge bonfire to burn all the things we have been ...more