On the nose



Here are the links to people we are working with, have met along the way and other information and tips that we have found useful.

Fellow Sailors

Nige and Al on Yacht Strummer  Our sailing buddies from Almerimar 2004 and Malta 2005.

Alan and Doreen on Yacht Kiah Fellow sailors too starting at Almerimar 2004, we wintered every year at the same place in the Mediterranean. Crossed the Atlantic and are now in Trinidad.

Chris on Yacht Drike Stalwart organiser of the Almerimar cruisers net.

Penny and Michel Our friends from Malta 2005, currently skippering a 1939 classic yacht and heading down the east coast of south America to the Magellan passage.

Jim and Katie on Yacht Tenaya  We met these Californian dudes in Almerimar 2007. and they are now in the Pacific.

Rick and Bonnie on Aisling Met them in Almerimar 2007 and they helped us with our marketing and introduced the book into a Canadian store.

Wayne and Angie on Yacht Hitrapia Fellow Warrior 35 owners with a great website.

Ian on Yacht Rhumb Do Another fellow Warrior 35 owner who gave us early encouragement with the book.

Arnd, Bente and Siri on Yacht Narwhal Met Almerimar 2007 and again in Morocco and the Canaries. Now in the Caribbean.

Crista und Udo on Yacht Caroona Met in Almerimar 2007, Las Galletas and La Gomera. Now in the Caribbean.

Irene und Elmar on Yacht Legend Met in Malta 2005.


Grehan is an authority on all aspects of travelling the French Waterways. See his informative website www.french-waterways.com

Brendan Chandler is a yacht delivery skipper who organised the safe delivery of Yanina from Grenada to Le Havre www.brendanchandleryachtdelivery.co.uk

Rod Heikell  Sailing guru, author and writer of many pilot books all over the world. We met Rod and his wife Lu in Almerimar 2007 and they gave us a lot of encouragement with the book and our first leg up onto the publishing ladder. They have just finished a circumnavigation.

Clubsail A sailing school based in Las Galletas, Tenerife, running both practical and shorebased RYA courses. They have a library and are going to stock 'On the nose'. 

Yachting and Boating World Sailing news, magazines, forums and links.

Nauticalia  A Nautical gifts catalogue that are now selling 'On the nose' Galley Cloths

Our Route You can follow our route online

Design, publishing and books

Caroline and Ashley at DFE - Designs for Education  Liz has been designing furniture with Caroline and Ashley for over 18 years. They know their market, have wonderful product ideas, and consequently, offer a superb catalogue of equipment for schools and nurseries.

Nicky Clarke at MBC Print  Enthusiastic, tireless and professional - she organised the printing of  'On the nose' and made it happen in a tight timescale.

Kelvin Hughes are the distributors for ´On the nose´ and 'Bang on the nose' and their booksite is Bookharbour