Highpoint is a rare thing indeed. It's a magical mix of sailing and social. Racing is well planned but not too serious. I say that, but we're out for blood every time. Then, there's the social dimension. All boats eat together when they can. We wander across the decks at the end of the day, having drinks, meeting new and old friends, reliving the efforts on the water and threatening winning strategies for the following day. There's a cookery competition where the bar is not too high. But the competitive spirit is. It's a lot of fun. I leave the week feeling elated, exhausted and in love with this great group of people - Sasha and John, the organisers plus all the wonderful sailors.