Future of my life – Rob Ward

Future of my life – Rob Ward

When I was in Simonstown Naval Dockyard with HMS Jaguar (in South Africa) I had made friends with a young fellow on a Naval  replenishment vessel. We’d met, so to speak, in the Mozambique Channel, during a RAS  (“Replenishment at Sea”). He and I...
First Official Isle of Wight Surf Club Trip

First Official Isle of Wight Surf Club Trip

The very first official Isle of Wight Surf Club trip was to Newquay at Easter in 1967 Just after the club was formed. It seems like the Stone Age now. The thinking was it would be relatively warmer by then and it would be a chance to surf some proper waves. It was the...
Alan Reed

Alan Reed

Alan was born in East Cowes in 1970 and was brought up in Brighstone and later Sandown. Alan’s father Les was Captain of the lifeguards at Sandown in the 1950’s being one of the original lifeguards on the Isle of Wight. Les was in the team that won the 1953 All...