I was booked in for some one-to-one training with the | Land lubber
James Robertson instructor from On-Deck, the only accredited maritime school on the island to provide both sailing and powerboat training.
James Robertson | Land lubber
A billowing Eos hails for the lady's sails and I am seconded as mate to Moses - wind this, winch that, tie this and knot that, heave ho yer land lubber
Johara Sykes-Davies takes the to air (main) while land lubber
Gareth Bicknell learns the basics of the new sport of kitesurfing Pictures: RICHARD WILLIAMS
Lost half its keel, which, if you are a land lubber
like me, is apparently part of the bottom.
A BBC spokeswoman said: "Lenny has never done sailing before so he's a real land lubber
- but we're sure he'll be fine.
A pirate-like sneer and a sprinkling of "Ahoy," "matey," "aye aye" and "me hearty" is enough to make the most dedicated land lubber
appear to be a convincing buccaneer.
Paul Wadsworth, Cancer Research UK North-east spokesman, said: "Everyone can get involved in The Swim, whether you are the next Mark Foster or a complete land lubber
So sorry, Mr O'Brien, I'm neither a land lubber
or a hero, but I do know that by taking no action sooner or later one of these tankers is going to be used as a bomb by a terrorist group and there could be a catastrophic loss of life and an environmental disaster.
Eventually land lubber
JAMES WEATHERUP relaxed enough to enjoy mooching through the countryside, watching the wildlife drift by and tying up outside boaties' pubs.
Among the many other activities taking place over the four days, visitors will also be able to enjoy Tall Titanic Tales, full of the best of Belfast humour, introducing some unforgettable characters and certain to please both land lubbers
and salty dogs alike, or enter the private library of the distinguished inventor Tarquin Potts where he whips up a chaotic storm on his quest to outwit every circus artist's worse enemy, gravity
Featuring fresh seafood; Grouper, Lobster, Clams, Oysters, Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Scallops, for land lubbers
, Steaks, Chicken, Prime Rib, Burgers, Restaurants like this don't come available often.