Jane Ferguson

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1st October 2007

Jane has been sailing for 5 years, having spent the last three years racing competitively for York University's racing team. She has done laser and firefly team racing around various locations in Britain and cruised yachts in Europe and the Caribbean. An enthusiastic traveller, she has been to Africa, India, North America and the Caribbean and carries with her a keen eye for sailing experiences.

Jane Ferguson's activity

  1. January 2009
  2. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing the Southern Ocean on a Tall Ship in Antarctica

    Tall ships sailing involves teamwork, adventure and strength of character. This is why the UK-based Tall Ships Youth Trust sails the Prince William and Stavros S Niarchos around the world for 16 to 25 year olds to crew in open ocean and in tall ships r…"

  3. August 2008
  4. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing the Andaman Sea in Phuket, Thailand

    Thailand is well known as a popular tourist destination and well deserves the praise heaped on its incredible beaches, spectacular landscape and welcoming locals. Sailing is one of the best ways to enjoy the world's top shore-based locations whilst esc…"

  5. October 2007
  6. Jane Ferguson reviewed Cowes Week in Southampton, United Kingdom

    Taking part in Cowes Week is certainly getting to the centre of sailing on the globe, in terms of location, scale and history. Cowes is probably the true sailing capital of the world and Cowes week is the oldest regular regatta in the world, starting in…"

  7. Jane Ferguson rated Cowes Week

  8. Jane Ferguson rated Sail on an America’s Cup Grand Prix Racer

  9. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sail on an America’s Cup Grand Prix Racer in Auckland, New Zealand

    Sail New Zealand, located in Auckland the 'City of Sails', allows travelling sailing enthusiasts the chance to explore the area on some the highest performance vessels this great sailing nation has to offer. Taking an America's Cup grand Prix racer aro…"

  10. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, United States

    San Francisco Bay hosts scenes any traveller around the world will recognise. Whilst most visitors to the city will take the token boat trips around Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge, sailors can circumnavigate the Islands, roam around Marine co…"

  11. Jane Ferguson reviewed Farallon Islands in San Francisco, United States

    For the more experienced ocean sailor, a trip to the Farallon Islands is a great expedition. The Islands, which are little more than barren, dramatic rocks, 27 miles West from San Francisco Bay, boast some incredible wildlife unmatched on the West Coast…"

  12. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing Turkey's Ionian Coast

  13. Jane Ferguson rated Farallon Islands

  14. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing San Francisco Bay

  15. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing Chesapeake Bay

  16. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing Chesapeake Bay in Appalachian States, United States

    For sheer scale and freedom, the Chesapeake Bay is one of the best sailing areas in the United States. The largest estuary in the US, it is 200 miles long, providing an expanse of shoreline to explore and a massive diversity of attractions from cosmopol…"

  17. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing Turkey's Ionian Coast in Aegean Region, Turkey

    Turkey's Ionian coast is a haven for yacht sailors who enjoy finding hidden coves to anchor in, tiny villages and ancient ruins around every corner, and sunny breezy weather. The area is less busy with other yachts than the Carian and Lycian coasts whic…"

  18. Jane Ferguson rated Solent Sailing

  19. Jane Ferguson reviewed Solent Sailing in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

    Most sailors dream of racing a professional standard racing yacht in competitive circumstances, but time, money and experience are pushed to the limit to make this a reality. The Solent-based charter and training company, Victory Yacht Charters, allows …"

  20. Jane Ferguson reviewed Three Peaks Yacht Race in Wales, United Kingdom

    The Three Peaks Yacht Race is the original and unique physical challenge for sailors and athletes. The gruelling run up the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales, tough coastal sailing and competitive environment make for a humbling experie…"

  21. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing the Orkney Islands in Scotland, United Kingdom

    With over 6000 years of history incredibly well-preserved and off the mainland of Scotland, sailors visiting the Orkney Islands find it a haven from the world. Sailing around the Islands is the best way to really appreciate up close its flora and fa…"

  22. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing Belize in Belize

    Belize is a new and exciting venue for sailing experiences, offering a rare opportunity to mix sailing charters with eco-tourism and archaeological adventure. Here you can escape the busy tourist hot spots of the Caribbean for the unspoilt, remote and t…"

  23. Jane Ferguson reviewed Classic Malts Cruise in Scotland, United Kingdom

    Anyone who has sailed Scotland's coastline will understand the contentedness of a well-earned dram at the end of a rewarding day's cruising. So many people in fact that the Classic Malts Cruise is now the UK's biggest cruising event. Combining spectacu…"

  24. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing the Peloponnese in Saronic Islands, Greece

    When sailing the Peloponnese don't expect to be dodging other tourist yachts, rushing for its mooring spaces and dinner bookings, or claiming minimal towel space on its golden beaches. Cruising along this coastline visitors have a choice of authentic an…"

  25. Jane Ferguson rated Three Peaks Yacht Race

  26. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing French Polynesia

  27. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing French Polynesia in French Polynesia

    For simply the most romantic sailing experience in the world, Tahiti would be very difficult to better. The absolute remoteness and stunning beauty of these French Polynesian Islands is taken from a story book and made real for those lucky enough to sa…"

  28. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing the Peloponnese

  29. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing the Orkney Islands

  30. Jane Ferguson rated Classic Malts Cruise

  31. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing Belize

  32. Jane Ferguson rated Sailing the British Virgin Islands

  33. June 2007
  34. Jane Ferguson reviewed Sailing the British Virgin Islands in British Virgin Islands

    The British Virgin Islands live up to their reputation as one of the world's most beautiful cruising destinations, providing a Caribbean haven for yacht sailors. The old “trade winds” which brought merchant clippers from Europe and Africa st…"