Calm seas in the central Solent but bright winter sunshine.
The race at Lepe Spit proved very very tame, balancing the paddle failed to increase the challenge, but the idea caught on.
A step too far!
The Red Funnel ferries and CMA-CGM were a distraction as we crossed the shipping channel. We were hoping for a wake, but alas the modern hull is much too efficient, barely leaving a ripple. It was warm enough for the first few rolls of 2015 on the way back to the beach.