Posted April 23, 2021

No Pressure!

Reminiscing on a very special day with HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“No Pressure” – Those two short words, spoken with a wry smile, by HRH Prince Philip to our MD, Ben Young, during a fairly tight tidal manouvere are indelibly linked to our memory of this great man, as he is laid to rest today in a private ceremony at Windsor Castle.

“All nerves on the day were completely set aside the moment the Royal Party embarked, with Prince Philip making an immediate bee-line for the helm station, as we slipped lines in Portland, Dorset, for a cruise along The Jurassic Coast, and onwards to the waiting crowds in Weymouth. Clearly at home onboard, and full of questions, quips, and stories, it was clear just how much he enjoyed being at sea.” recollects Ben Young MBE who had the honour of acting as Captain on this very memorable day.

Gone, but definitely not forgotten.

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