Ben Crawshaw’s book Catalan Castaway gets a splendid review from the Dinghy Cruising Association newsletter

Light Trow sailor Ben Crawshaw’s book Catalan Castaway published by the excellent Lodestar Books has just received splendid reviews from not one but two writers in the latest edition of the Dinghy Cruising Association’s quarterly journal. I must say I’m delighted – recognition for Ben and his book has been slow, so it’s great to see this glowing endorsement of … Continue reading Ben Crawshaw’s book Catalan Castaway gets a splendid review from the Dinghy Cruising Association newsletter

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Ben Crawshaw sails the Ella skiff

   Theinvisibleworkshop weblogger, writer and small boat sailor Ben Crawshaw has been sailing the sailing version of the Ella skiff off the coast of Catalonia – and I am delighted by the review he has posted. The boat’s builders call the boat El•la – a point that won’t be lost on my own daughter, who … Continue reading Ben Crawshaw sails the Ella skiff

Ben Crawshaw finds an excuse to go for a sail in Onawind Blue – a little light food shopping

  Shopping for salt in the next town along the coast? Why not, especially if the weather’s like this? Over at The Invisible Workshop Ben Crawshaw indulges three of his pleasures, sailing his Light Trow, enjoying a beer with friends and delicious cooking… Don’t forget his equally delicious-looking book on the Lodestar imprint is now … Continue reading Ben Crawshaw finds an excuse to go for a sail in Onawind Blue – a little light food shopping