The Master Mariner

The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

This weekend it’s the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes Powerboat Race, a personal favourite Island event of mine. I’ve been watching it every year I’ve been home since I was a sm...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

With the sun shining and summer in full swing there is nothing better for that perfect relaxing lunch or supper alfresco than some freshly caught crab and lobster. W...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Having visited lots of local events this summer I was pleasantly reminded of what a fantastic plethora of local producers we have here on the Isle of Wight. Producin...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Looking for a summer fair to while away a sunny day in the grounds of a historic and beautiful manor? Then you need to head to Shorwell, nestled on the Island’s sout...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Having recently moved to a new house a little closer to Newport, my attention was drawn to a new barbershop opened in Carisbrooke (No.51 High St).

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

With the big event fast approaching I thought prospective Isle of Wight Festival goers may need a little D&G on where to stock up on any forgotten fest...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

The Wife and I were lucky enough to be invited along the other night to sample the new menu from the clever chaps over at Three Buoys in Ryde. Having discovered this...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

If it’s a real village event you’re after then Brook Rubber Duck Derby is a great way to while away the afternoon. We pop along each year and it is a fun afternoon o...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Now there are two things very close to my heart, one is my fickle mistress – the sea. The other is good food, wine and company. So, imagine my delight when I found b...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

I am, by my own admission, pretty poor at golf. I try, I fail, I try again. Sometime ago I was invited to a charity golf event - Pinmar superyacht golf tournament in...

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