It was a wet Monday morning off Brightlingsea as the Sea-Change crew (Richard, Hilary and Ollie) greeted their guests. Rose Ravetz, Louis Kirkman and Ian Harris were experienced sailors involved in sail training and were on board to learn barge handling. Jake Robshaw,a friend of Ollie’s, had earlier come down for a few days holiday and instantly turned from a non-sailor into an enthusiast so he was doing his competent crew on this trip. Also present was Jim Birch, a long time supporter of the trust who was filling a berth and generally lending a hand. Read the whole of Jim Birch’s graphical report …