Monday, 4 February 2013

St Helena Island moorings are now in place.

Said to be twenty in number and long overdue, at least one yacht was lost in recent years due to a sub standard mooring the owner was told to use?

My thanks for the use of the picture, taken by 'Hedge' Shuter.


16 January 2013

St Helena Island now boasts ‘World Class’ moorings. Eight months of hard work and commitment have resulted in a high quality and robust mooring field for visiting yachts. Situated on the Western side of James’ Bay, the new moorings were completed in time for the finish of the 2012 Governor’s Cup Yacht Race and have received fantastic comments from race participants.

Billy Leisengang, Principal Race Officer of the Governor’s Cup Yacht Race has commented:

“The Governor’s Cup Yacht fleet were very happy with the moorings. We had a very good closing meeting with the Harbour Master and Chris ‘Hedge’ Shuter, Project Manager, with fantastic comments and feedback - everyone is delighted about the moorings and feeling safe about their yachts

The full story is here: