Following our successful 8-week visit to Holland last summer, for this New Year we’ve chosen to explore our very own East Coast with all of its fascinating rivers and creeks – all the way from… Continue reading New Year, New Cruises – Exploring Our East Coast Rivers…
A unique one-day conference of training and inspiration for cruising sailors is to take place on Sunday 11th March 2018 (from 10am-5:15pm) at the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Suffolk. Titled “We Do Mean to Go… Continue reading Do you mean to go to sea in 2018? Then this one-day conference is for you…
Peter Willis’ new book “Good Little Ship: Arthur Ransome, Nancy Blackett and the Goblin” was launched yesterday evening in front of a full house at a special event hosted by… Continue reading The New Nancy Blackett Book Has Been Launched!
Following this summer’s epic eight-week sailing adventure in Holland, Nancy Blackett had sailed back to England in challenging conditions, and berthed in Lowestoft with a suspected engine… Continue reading Photos and Recap – Nancy Blackett’s Return
Get back into reading with a little help from Nancy Blackett’s Book Month, celebrating 80 years of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”! We’re encouraging everybody to get reading after… Continue reading Get Back Into Reading With Nancy Blackett’s Book Month!
Nancy Blackett had a busy Autumn between her Dutch Adventure over the summer and the 80th Anniversary Marathon Reading of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” in October, writes John… Continue reading Nancy Blackett’s Autumn Roundup
Welcome to the Nancy Blackett Trust’s Book Month, celebrating 80 years of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”, first published November 1937. Here at the Nancy Blackett Trust, we’re all… Continue reading It’s Book Month at the Nancy Blackett Trust!
To celebrate the start of the Nancy Blackett Trust’s Book Month, you should enter our competition to win a signed copy of the second edition of “The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)” by… Continue reading Win a Signed Copy of Sophie Neville’s “The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)”
The Nancy Blackett Trust’s 80th Anniversary Marathon Reading of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” took place last Saturday (21st October) at Pin Mill Sailing Club near Ipswich. It also… Continue reading In Photos: The Marathon Reading and Pin Mill