Posted by: Paul Clark | June 18, 2011

Mevagissey: Sail, Storms & Shanties

Donna Capel and her crew had a great long weekend – slightly longer than expected – at the Mevagissey Working Sail Festival 2011.   A trip marked by some great sailing, an uncomfortable night and a musical debut…

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Posted by: Paul Clark | April 18, 2011

Getting ready for 2011

This weekend we took Donna Capel for her annual slipping and underwater repaint at Tregatreath.  We moved her from Pendennis to Mylor Bridge on Friday afternoon, cutting some new channels in the Mylor Creek mudbanks in the process!  Then some entertainment and exercise was had putting on her legs to dry out. Read More…

Posted by: Paul Clark | January 22, 2011


Welcome to Donna Capel’s website and blog.

Donna Capel

With restoration complete (is it ever complete?) and after a great first full year of cruising the Cornish Coast, the Scillies and to the Douarnenez Festival of the Sea in 2010, John is planning another full programme for 2011 – watch this space!