The full Spearhead cruise saga (there is a lot of reading and I still hope to add
more pictures) should come up at www.spearhead.me.uk and if anyone wants statistics
on the boat herself then they should look at www.spearhead.me.uk/a9m.htm
Achilles 9m Sail Numbers
I have now created a link to a list of Achilles 9m. Click here to view this file.
It is based largely on information supplied by Ian Wallace to whom I am very grateful.
If there are errors or ommissions please let me know.
Mumbles Yacht Club 75th Anniversary 1&2 June 2013
What a fantastic weekend! Great sailing, great wind, great hosts. Disappointing
Achilles boats present on 1 June
Klipspringer from Burry Port A24 TK 584 owner Norman Anthony
Optimist from Mumbles A24 TK ? owners Alyson Dacey & Paul Nicholson
Shamal from Portishead A24 TK 411 owners Louis Stephens & Ed Moseley
Archimedes from Mumbles A24 TK 232 owner Richard Woffenden
Spirit of Eireann from Cardiff YC 9m fin ? owner Kerry Douglas
In addition to the above the following owners made the trip:
Breizh from Rudders Yard, Neyland, A24 TK 511, owner Jeff Ace
Amrum from Thornbury, 840 TK 9171Y, owner Rob Hudson (made it to Swansea)
Super Snoopy from Usk, 9m fin, 50, owners Alan & Rhys Jones
Mingming II from Burham on Crouch, A24 TK owner Roger Taylor
Blue from the Fal, A24 Fin owners Rod and Andy Holliman
Thanks to you all for coming!
Achilles Shamal, Klipspringer and Archimedes doing what Achilles do best
Roger Taylor gave a splendid presentation about his voyages of 20000miles and his
work on his new boat an Achilles 24 (Mingming II).
It was fantastic to have Chris Butler present and able to talk to owners about their
On Sunday 2 June just two Achilles were left, Optimist and Klipspringer to set off
an a Gower cruise. Managed to get to Pwll Du in very favourable conditions.