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Oxford Guests Enjoy Times Aboard PC60 Ptolemy

28 Jun 17

And then the ‘boys’ arrived; four directors of Oxford Products in the UK, ably led by my baby son Andrew, well he is only 45, so very young…. I have little in the way of images of their week with us, probably because it was over in a flash of alcoholic haze. They led Barbara … Continue reading Oxford Guests Enjoy Times Aboard PC60 Ptolemy

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PTOLEMY Welcomed 4 Guests For a Good Time in The Bahamas

01 Jun 17

More drivel from the addled mind of an aging geriatric salt stained, beer soaked master of very little on his last day in the Bananas for a month. Some names may be omitted to protect those thought to be innocent but may not be… Last time I infected your inboxes with mindless ramblings was probably early … Continue reading PTOLEMY Welcomed 4 Guests For a Good Time in The Bahamas

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Alec Hammond Shares 2017 Horizon Yachts Owners Rendezvous Experience!

15 May 17

Oh blessed relief, the last one for a while!! A Rendezvous for the Horizon Power Catamarans is settling into an annual event (AKA: alcoholic marathon party for five days!) This year it was a way bigger event. Horizon Yacht Company is celebrating 30 years of building luxury yachts and organized a huge Rendezvous in the Abaco Islands … Continue reading Alec Hammond Shares 2017 Horizon Yachts Owners Rendezvous Experience!

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Horizon Power Catamaran Performs Well in Bumpy Conditions

07 Feb 17

After six days of provisioning, fueling and all that good stuff in Marina Bay Marina, Fort Lauderdale, we were happy to slip the power catamaran off the dock Monday evening and run down the New River and go to anchor in Lake Sylvia. Lake Sylvia is not far from Port Everglades and the ocean. Early start … Continue reading Horizon Power Catamaran Performs Well in Bumpy Conditions

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Huge Fun Aboard Horizon PC60 PTOLEMY

18 Nov 16

After an excellent race weekend at Savannah Georgia, Team Hammond and Beighton, with Ladies Barbara and Judy, cruised south on the good ship PC60 Ptolemy into Florida and onto a dock in Daytona. Our dock in Savannah was on Hutchinson Island just across the Savannah river from the city, a massive waterway leading to the … Continue reading Huge Fun Aboard Horizon PC60 PTOLEMY

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Hammonds in August: Adventures on Board PC60 PTOLEMY

25 Aug 16

We arrived back in (sunny??) Burford on Saturday and began to very quickly check out the local hostelry, so Barbara could take on the locals at Cribbage and I could get on the outside of some proper beer. Delighted to report that all’s well in both departments… Lovely boat guests kindly gave us a Panasonic LUMIX underwater … Continue reading Hammonds in August: Adventures on Board PC60 PTOLEMY

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Alec Hammond: July News From Good Ship, PTOLEMY

02 Aug 16

Whilst all our family and friends in the UK have been basking in a heatwave, weather out here in the Bahamas has been and still is ‘interesting’ with constant strong winds mostly from the east and regular rain squalls; not complaining of course! Just mentioning it because I don’t want Ron Maydon getting too cross…. … Continue reading Alec Hammond: July News From Good Ship, PTOLEMY

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PC60 PTOLEMY Withstands ‘a Bit of a Blow’ Cruising in Bahamas

31 Mar 16

The adventures of Alec and Barbara with guests Chris and Judy on our new Horizon PC60 PTOLEMY, in a ‘bit of a blow’ whilst cruising in Bahamas. “On Tuesday evening we were at anchor off the pretty island, Hawksbill Cay in the Exuma Island chain, pleasant calm sort of day with a little wind from … Continue reading PC60 PTOLEMY Withstands ‘a Bit of a Blow’ Cruising in Bahamas

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Aboard new Horizon PC52 Power Catamaran, Jabulani

21 Feb 16

“Hi All, In company with Libby and Frank Simon on their new Horizon PC52, Jabulani! Ptolemy was ‘front and centre’ at the Miami Boat Show on the Horizon pitch last week. Five days of the show and we met a good number of interesting potentials amongst the ‘Whistling Gofers’. (Whistling Gofers? Another name for tyre … Continue reading Aboard new Horizon PC52 Power Catamaran, Jabulani

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A Bahamas Wedding!

16 Jul 14

“Our good friends, Martin and Paula, have been engaged for some time now, and the good ship Blue Horizon planned a cruise to the remote Ragged Islands, way south in the Bahama Islands and just 60 nms from Cuba. We had a spare cabin so just 3 weeks ago, we suggested to Martin and Paula … Continue reading A Bahamas Wedding!

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