The Master Mariner

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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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

The Island hosts its own ‘Grand National’ as part of the Isle of Wight Scurry 1 day event which involves a number of very brave jockeys hurtling twice around a cours...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

There is nothing our girls like more than being taken out for a lunch and eating some of the fabulous local produce that’s available across the Island – especially t...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Spending much of my time travelling abroad as I do, it is always a great joy to actually be home at the weekend and be able to grab the girls on a Sunday and go off...

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