Looking at a map, it appears River Colne (the town) appears to be northwest of London and the river mouth itself empties on the Thames is quite a bit upstream of London and beyond where I believe the tidal flows reach to Teddington Lock. Perhaps I misunderstand the geography or where you are...
Welcome to the class! I'm not at all surprised you found a ride for your boat from someone in the class. We've got to 41 boats registered for Masters Nationals on Mystic Lake in Winchester, MA next week. The reason - serious sailing, serious fun. Let us know if you ever make it out to Boston...
No. You explained you had a problem and I suggested you get proper face-to-face instruction. But you’d rather argue.
Insurance is for everyone. Anyone can make a mistake. You should have enough.
Have you learned to trim your sails properly yet?
I wasn’t there and didn’t see what you did, so I don’t know what you should change. You’ve dismissed good advice consistently throughout this thread and I don’t think many people really care to help you anymore, especially since your posts read like a troll.