Hanging on in. Day4 Hyeres

The forecast good breeze didn’t materialize and light and shifty winds are hard to sail in but Mary and Charlotte posted two 4th places and a 7th which they can discard and so they hang on to their yellow jerseys for another day by a slender 1 point from the New Zealand pair.  Another set of 3 races...Read more
Hyeres Regatta Day3

Hyeres Regatta Day3

The wind came in at last , up to 20 knots.  The great results continue with 2 wins and a 5th which would have been a 2nd but for a last minute capsize – glad I wasn’t there to watch that one!! Leading overall at the moment – hooray. Team Report says:- After a light wind start to this fourth and final World Cup series event of the 2012-13...Read more

Hyeres Regatta Day2

It is has been very slow sailing with very light winds for the first 2 days of this Regatta, it should all change tomorrow. So far so good though as reported below:- ‘ In the new women’s 49erFX class, three British boats are poised in the top ten going into the final series. Charlotte Dobson and Mary Rook are in second overall, with results of first and a third...Read more
Palma Regatta

Palma Regatta

  Back in England now after what was a very exciting and fun, first ever event in the 49er FX! We couldn’t have asked for much better conditions with the wind, waves and sunshine everyday that Palma provided for us. There were 35 boats on the packed start line and having been training as only one of four, this was a new challenge! I was sailing with Match Racing...Read more