Recently I’ve been working with the awesome team at Focus Biz to come up with a couple of videos that we think best summarise what Conrad Manning… Read more “All about Conrad Manning Racing”
Lately things have been a bit like the Himalayas! Since the last update there has been some high highs and quite low lows… I shall start with… Read more “Grand Old Warships”
A few crazy thing have happened this week but no harm done and feeling a little bit better than the last update!Physio/RehabSome crazy activities this week! Definitely had… Read more “Steer into the slide – First week into work”
In the weeks and months leading up to the departure I had become great at juggling. Trying to make the right choice between continuing to trial for… Read more “A painful learning experience – To Hong Kong and back! Getting there…”
After being fortunate enough to work on the old Hugo Boss boat (now Neutrogena) for a couple of days in the beginning of September, I was offered to join the boat out in Spain to deliver her to St Feliu where she will be till the Barcelona World Race. I have to say, other than being attacked by retched biting insects probably mosquitos, a smile never left my face. (more…)
- IRC Overall: 9th
- IRC 2: 3rd
- IRC 2handed: 2nd!
I’m going to be honest… I was thinking of writing a whole load for the summary of what turned out to be one of the most amazing, difficult, and incredible race I have ever done, but I think the pictures and video (to come) will do more justice than my words. Besides apparently a photo is worth a 1000 words! Still, here is our take of the 1803nm race around the whole of the UK battling gales and complete calm. (more…)
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Rare Leads the Two-Handers
Just after midnight last night, Ian Hoddle’s Figaro II, Rare, passed Liam Coyne’s First 36.7, Lula Belle, as the Two-Handed teams approached the Scilly Isles. At 0900 BST Rare had extended their lead by 11 miles to lead on the water as the two yachts passed The Lizard. However, after time correction, Lula Belle is still the leading the Two-Handed Class by a considerable margin. Werner Landwehr’s Figaro II, Dessert D’Alcyone, was 70 miles from the Scilly Isles, 300 miles from the finish.
Read the original article HERE: Two-Handers Up the Pace Ian Hoddle’s Figaro II, Rare, have used their Code Zero to good effect covering 146 miles in the… Read more “RARE – Day 11-am Update for RBI (Courtesy of RORC Media)”
Read the original article HERE: Slow Pace for Two-Handers The Irish Two-Handed team, Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive racing First 36.7, Lula Belle, spoke with the RORC… Read more “RARE – Day 10-am Update for RBI (Courtesy of RORC Media)”
Read the original article HERE: Two-Handers eat up the Miles The Irish Two-Handed team, Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive racing First 36.7, Lula Belle, have had a… Read more “RARE – Day 9-am Update for RBI (Courtesy of RORC Media)”