Peter Batterley sponsored this award. We include here a copy of one of his cruising logs from 1986, when:
- There was no Internet, or World Wide Web
- Nikon introduced the worlds first Digital SLR camera - everybody else used film, slide projectotrs, and nobody had thought of PowerPoint
- Mobile telephones were rare, and not very mobile
- The first IBM Personal Computer was invented 5 years previously (1981), and colour screens were new
- The fastet Intel processor was the Intel 386, released the previous year
- Decca was the best location system for yachts
We'll think of some more things to add !!