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.

2019.08.09 - Frustrating!
It has, as the title suggests, been a frustrating two months from a sailing point of view. Once again, whilst the weather has been warm and ...more
2019.06.23 - Not Sailing
Next week we shall be on the Broads for a week, cruising with some friends. We have hired a fairly decent motor cruiser and will spend our ...more
2019.06.09 - Two in a Boat, Again
We had a busy day today but by the mid-afternoon we had completed our allotted tasks and since the weather was good for sailing, Tina and I ...more
2019.05.14 - Taking Advantage of the Good Weather
The forecast for the afternoon indicated that it would be possible to have a sail, so as soon as work was done I went down to the boat and ...more
2019.05.12 - Another Unexpected Sail
To be honest, I did not expect to be able to sail this morning. Although the forecast was for force 2 gusting 4, my weather station read ...more