Yearly Archives: 2018

Pedal Power

Posted by Kay on November 8th, 2018

We are proud to be supporting Gemma Trim on her Bike4Tigers challenge – Gemma is a most valuable member of our team, supporting many aspects of our social media presence. She will be biking an impressive 110 kms through India’s forests and jets off to India on the 17th.

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Robin L Hutchison Obituary

Posted by Kay on October 22nd, 2018

I think my father would have been a bit surprised to learn that the Times chose to run an obituary about him last week. When the journalist contacted me to check a few facts the one thing I knew he’d have wanted me to say was that in a 46 year career that spanned deep sea and the West Coast he “never lost a life at sea”. So I was really touched when I saw that they ran that as their headline… Popular steamer captain and author nicknamed ‘Hurricane Hutch’ who was proud of the fact he never lost anyone at sea.

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Captain Robin Hutchison (1933 – 2018)

Posted by Kay on October 1st, 2018

At the controls of MV Jupiter 1993 (Keith Goss, courtesy of Ships Monthly)

We are sad to report the death of Kay’s father, Captain Robin Hutchison.

Robin was one of the best known, most experienced and popular Clyde Captains.

He sailed on the river for over 40 years and was Captain of ships as varied as Waverley, Queen Mary II, Maid of Argyll, Jupiter, Caledonian Isles and Hebridean Princess.

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Captain Bobo Makes a Splash!

Posted by Richard on July 1st, 2018

June saw the launch of the latest in the Adventures of Captain Bobo picture book series.

A ferry boat takes a short-cut through some dangerous rocks and Captain Bobo and his crew must come to the rescue.

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