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Biggest news this year is that Michael married Claire Stockdill, on 4th June, in Victoria BC.
The celebrations started in Victoria with a fishing stag party, where Derek did his duty as best man by hooking a salmon for the great wedding-eve barbecue in Stockdill's garden


Neil continued to volunteer as
First Responder at home, and both as instructors in the handicapped ski program at Owl's Head, ski area.
(http://www.sportsadaptes.ca/en/content/winter-program  )



We again started the year with Christmas and New Year in Arizona with Helen's mother, Derek and Michael. which included a mix of partying and mountain biking and climbing the local mountains

We had a ski trip to Whistler in Spring, with stops in Calgary and Golden, BC en route to visit friends and ski too. 
Derek is still teaching in Calgary, and gets into the mountains on weekends. 
Michael's law practice in Vancouver is still going well
In April Neil headed to Scotland to get Milvina in the water, with Helen arriving in early May, after organising family things at home.
Links to pages of cruising areas are below
Scotland    (updated 17 January  2017  
Ireland    (updated 17 January  2017
NW Spain    (updated 17 January  2017  
West Spain    (updated 17 January  2017  
N Portugal    (updated 17 January  2017  
Lisbon area    (updated 17 January  2017  
Sintra    (updated 17 January  2017  
Porto Santo    (updated 17 January  2017  
Madeira    (updated 17 January  2017  
Tenerife    (updated 17 January  2017  
La Gomera    (updated 17 January  2017  
Cape Verde Islands    (updated 17 January  2017  
Crossing to Barbados    (updated 17 January  2017  
X    (updated 17 January  2017  
X    (updated 17 January  2017  
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