First Figaro Fastnet Adventure!

First Figaro Fastnet Adventure!

  If you have been following my tweets closely fans, you will see there have been some inklings of a new campaign afoot! Oh yes I have decided that it would be great to go and race against some of the best sailors in the world, on my own, for 20 days at sea, without any sleep and only freeze dried food to keep me happy! Also known as...Read more
Oman Sail Summer Antics

Oman Sail Summer Antics

  Since Sailing Arabia the tour the Oman ladies have been busy training out in Oman and have come over to Europe to get involved with Summer Racing! First up, we competed in Normandy Week in France and for some of the girls it was their first taste of Baguette, Moules and creme Brûlée (of course we didn’t eat much of it, athletes you know!). We had a great...Read more
Fun Fog and Fishing nets!

Fun Fog and Fishing nets!

We did it! We made it around Arabia! And we moved up to 6th overall! Happy girls! We had a great final leg into Dohar, starting after a delay waiting for the stormiest wind to pass (it didn’t appear to have) it was very windy and very wavy conditions, we thought ‘here we go again!’. We had a long port tack along the coast of Qatar and then as...Read more
SATT Leg 5 2015-full story

SATT Leg 5 2015-full story

  Yes woooo we got a 4th! Very happy!It was the toughest leg by far and very uncomfortable! I think the poor Omanis had never been so cold in their lives. We started well just off the marina from Abu Dhabi on a very cold and cloudy day, we got ‘the’ boat end  start and then got quickly onto port which was the long tack to the mark. Unfortunately...Read more
SATT Leg 4 2015

SATT Leg 4 2015

Mary writes:- Short and very boring leg to Abu Dhabi! We started by being over the line but rushed back and managed to play the shifts excellently on the first beat to round the top mark in 3rd and then we had a 20 mile starboard tack to the next waypoint where we then continued on starboard for another 20 and then finally turned down towards Abu Dhabi but...Read more
SATT Leg 3 2015

SATT Leg 3 2015

Mary writes:- We got off the line well, but then really struggled with speed from the outset and around the ww mark we were on a tight reach with the jib and up against the heavier boys we struggled. We desperately tried to change gears adjusting the rig and the trim but to no avail. The Dutch guys and the Chinese boys sailed around us. Then the wind did...Read more