So The Girl and I headed off down to Southampton to look round expensive boats. The current global economic train wreck had dampened the event this year with most of the sales reps looking clearly a little stunned. It’s smaller than the London version but I prefer it due to its location. There are also fewer city types just there to buy an expensive gin palace which will probably stay in port most of the time.
Staying with a friend we met from sailing, had departed early Saturday morning and later headed over to the Isle of Wight on the fast-cat, returning on the slow boat after a walk along the beach in Cowes.
Sunday we visited my brother’s old stomping ground of Oxford, albeit briefly to have a look at the college where he worked (and I spent the odd late night) and a few other sights.