Ocean Cruising Club

Flying Fish, published twice a year, is the OCC's flagship publication containing inspirational articles about our members' adventures and cruising destinations around the world.

You may browse the article archive by Flying Fish edition and cruising area, or search it by keywords (e.g. article title, author name or place), using the dropdowns below. If browsing by edition you will be able to download a .pdf of the entire edition where one exists. Please note that we are still working on digitising past copies of Flying Fish and not all articles and editions are currently available in downloadable .pdf format.

Articles in Flying Fish 2016-1

Editorial  3
Admiral Mary: A Life to Celebrate  5
The 2015 Awards  21
Voyaging to the Top of America Ellen Massey Leonard42
From Nova Scotia to Scotland Debi Dennis & Jack Markin55
5000 miles in ‘The Variables’ Suzanne Hills & Chris Cromey63
Forum Fear Simon Currin72
The Loss of Ramprasad Sam Coles74
Winter Sun to Midnight Sun, Part 2 Stuart Letton85
Capricorn and Back Iain &amp Meg Buchanan91
Sending Submissions to Flying Fish  101
Hard Yakka! Rosemarie Smart-Alecio103
Shelduck’s Cruise to America Neil Hegarty & Anne Kenny111
Darwin to Dampier via the Kimberleys Mike Bickell123
Fetching Panacea Peter McCrea & Doug Theobalds137
Alone on the Ocean ~ Passage Making Vicky & Tom Jackson145
How to Get Started on Facebook Frances Rennie156
Book Review - Yacht Designer’s Notebook & Yacht Designer’s Sketch Book Ian Nicolson159
Book Review – Atlantic Islands Anne Hammick and Hilary Keatinge 161
Book Review – Reach for Paradise Andrew Rayner162
Book Review – Wildlife of the Caribbean Herbert A Raffaele and James W Wiley 163
Book Review – Gordon Bennett and the First Yacht Race across the Atlantic Sam Jefferson 164
Book Review – Offshore Sea Life ID Guides:US West & East Coasts Steve N G Howell and Brian L Sullivan 165
Book Review – The First Indian Dilip Donde 166
Book Review – How To Read Water Tristan Gooley 167
Swan Song? Rev Bob Shepton169
From the galley of ... Bill Salvo, Niki Phillips, Linda Lane Thornton and Liz Hammick181
Howth to Torrevieja Ken & Carmel Kavanagh183
A Trip to Remember Vicki Mortimer195
The OCC Strengthens Links with the..RCC Pilotage Foundation George Curtis202
A Brittany Cruise ‘OOPB’ Mike & Helen Norris206
More Land than Sea Thierry Courvoisier217
Obituaries and Appreciations  226
Advertisers in Flying Fish  239