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. If you’re planning to write an article for a future Flying Fish, please click here for guidelines.

Articles in Flying Fish 2019-2

Officers  3
Contents  4
Editorial Editor5
Passage to San Francisco Ellen Massey Leonard7
There and Back Again... A Baltic Cruise Neil Matson18
Bermuda to England – My First Sailing Experience, Part 1 John Robshaw27
The Western Caribbean's Best Kept Secret Chris Burry and Madeline Hibberd37
Sailing the Eastern Seaboard and North Atlantic Timothy J. Cooke53
Malaysia to Madagascar Graham and Avril Johnson58
From the galley of... Leanne Vogel, aboard Perigee Leanne Vogel71
Cérès through the Russian Inland Waterways, Part 3 Thierry J-L Courvoisier73
Medical Emergency in the Caribbean Rosemary Brown85
Sailing the Ring of Fire, Part 2 Andy and Sue Warman, Roving Rear Commodores91
Sourdough bread and Focaccia: Too Difficult for a Ship’s Cook? Tim Bridgen105
Cruising 'The Rock' at Leisure Commodore Simon Currin113
Book reviews OCC Reviewers125
Review South China Sea Jo Winter. 125
Ocean Sailing Paul Heiney126
THe Complete Yacht Security Handbook Fritze von Berswordt128
Atlantic Spain and Portugal Henry Buchanan129
Stress-free Sailing Stress-free Navigation Duncan Wells. 130
Europe's Sea Mammals Robert Still, Hugh Harrop, Tim Stenton and Luís Dias131
Voyage of the Harrier Julian Musto132
Pressure Cooking Every Day Denise Smart134
Cuba – Never have a Schedule! Nicky Barker, Roving Rear Commodore137
Close Encounters Alex Blackwell, Regional Rear Commodore Ireland153
Crossing the Pacific: Colón to Tahiti Helena Klocke159
From the galley of... Anne Hammick, aboard Wrestler Anne Hammick172
Pacific Sailing with Nick Lowes Sheelagh Lowes and Neva G Sullaway173
The Auckland Islands Vicky and Tom Jackson178
Lydia round The Cape and across the South Atlantic Donald Begg192
The Art of Going Solo Eugénie Nottebohm202
From the galley of... Marcia Larason, aboard UJAM’n Marcia Larason209
Left or right at Bardsey Island? Stephanie Connor & Martin Fuller211
Regalia  221
Obituaries & Appreciations Editor222
Advertisers in Flying Fish Editor231
Advertisements Rates Advertising Manager232