The One With Many Many Hoists – Leg 4

The One With Many Many Hoists – Leg 4

Dear my faithful followers, we have now reached the last and final Leg…. Leg 4 again started from the beautiful bay of Concarneau, but this time we had hardly a breath of wind and a heat wave 35 degrees to contend with. Finally we started and I got a great start and rounded the windward mark in a good position in the front group. About 3 miles out of...Read more
The One With The Painful Finish Line – Leg 3

The One With The Painful Finish Line – Leg 3

Dear fantastic followers here is my previously unpublished breakdown of Leg 3. This was very hard to write and I hope shows a little about just how cruel sailing can be… Leg 3 started off on a beautiful windy ,sunny day in Concarneau bay, jam packed with spectator boats and people out having a lovely time on boats. The start line set at an unconventional reaching angle to the...Read more
The Long One – Leg 2

The Long One – Leg 2

Dear fantastic followers, again this one was first published on Facebook but here it is again just in case you missed it. This Leg was particularly brutal and for me a real test of mental strength. Leg 2 less physically lethal more death by self loathing. Started out in Spain on a sunny but fairly windless afternoon and after two perfect general recall starts we got off and I...Read more