So the final race of the season was a complete hair-puller… The race started with some funky wind and had more funky stuff all the way across then ended with a completely unhelpful shift! (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…)
So… It was 0500, for most normal people the alarm blaring in your right ear would be swiftly dealt with and eyes rapidly returned to the snooze position. It wasn’t to be though today, the alarm going off just meant it was time to start preparing the boat for this year’s J.P.Morgan’s Round the Island Race. Following yesterday’s write up…
Yet again it seems, the weather we wake to is more suited to ducks than sailing… A big black cloud was looming over Hamble point marina and… Read more “De Guingand bowl… Rain and drift off part 1”
Now I cant really remember what time this happened… Whether it was midnight and classed as Sunday morning or not but its part 2 so doesn’t matter one bit! Picking up the race by the imaginary mark we popped the kite for another leg into Poole, looking back at the log we should really have sent it down the left side but never mind, hindsight is always useful!
Well… I realise its been a few days since we did this race, but being in my 3rd year at Southampton Uni studying the hardest course (of… Read more “Cervantes Trophy – What a light wind affair”