Falmouth Adventures SaltyJobs has been in Falmouth for a few weeks now, having adventures of all sorts and meeting some very inspiring people. I first came to catch up with Holly of Latham’s Traditional Boatworks, helping move lugger Veracity into the Cockwells yard at Mylor Bridge. The 5:45am start was worth it, hauling up the anchor
Sailing On Leader The other week I was invited to sail onboard Leader for three days, from Brixham to Falmouth, with Trinity Sailing. It was an unusual trip as it wasn’t a charter, nor were there any young trainees onboard – it was just crew, and we had plenty of time and a great forecast.
Our Latest Adventures We have just settled back down in Plymouth, after an absolutely amazing three days away in London. I was invited to join a Youth Mental Health First Aid course my friend Michelle was hosting at her lovely home in London. This time ten years ago, I was living at home in Guildford
A Little Bit Stressful: iPhone Goes Splash It was the eve before Salty Weekend, and I was preparing to drive to Lowestoft for Salty Weekend. And if I wasn’t stressed enough about running our first ever event, I managed to drop my phone in the sea at 6pm the night before leaving. Yeah. Who actually
A Great Message So we usually get lots of messages, emails and phone calls every day from salty folk with salty questions… from mammal observation to marine engineering. An unusual request from a SaltyJobs crew member came in yesterday. And it might be one of our favourite yet. Magali sent us a message: “Hello, do you
A Long Drive From Plymouth To Lowestoft Last week, I drove many hundreds of miles from the border of Devon/Cornwall to Lowestoft, in Suffolk, on the East Coast of England. It. Was. Long. I was driving by myself, and it took about 7-8 hours on the way up and two 3.5 hour journeys, via an
2017: A Year Of Salty Adventures Throughout 2017, SaltyJobs has been on many adventures, by land and by sea. We’ve hung out with our friends around the country, who work on all kinds of boats and in different parts of the marine industry. We’ve seen old friends, made new friends, re-kindled connections, and discovered new
Not My Usual Rant I’ve never thought of myself as a feminist. At all. I grew up wearing Arsenal football shirts, preferred baggy boys’ clothes and rocked a short haircut. I used to love playing football and ice hockey. I’ve never owned a pair of high heels. I have always enjoyed having male friends. I