Category Archives: Day Three

Team Maverick

Hello Team Maverick fans, Well as I write this it is 0600 on the morning of the 24th. We have made much better progress than anticipated in our pre departure routing and briefings. The race so far has been great … Continue reading

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Phosphorus

We had a lovely spell of 8+ knots boatspeed under the A1 after Messina until the wind died in the morning, with a frustrating day (Monday) to follow with more sail changes between A1, J1 and A0, trying to get … Continue reading

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Phosphorus

Having felt like we’d spent forever on a bearing of 240ish (or at least Monday night and the whole of Tuesday) we finally rounded the north western corner of Sicily and in between Favignana/Maretimo in the early hours of Wed … Continue reading

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Kuka-Light

What a night, from light air to 30 knots, with thunder storms!! Thunderstorms for Kuka Light

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Unica

Unica crew met some friends have a look!

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Artie

Artie’s close crossing with Tala at dusk yesterday

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Rambler

#rmsr Lampedusa and in.  In what seemed to be a gift from above Rambler has enjoyed 17 knots of breeze on what will be the longest beat of the race.  It looks like the fate of the eventual winners will … Continue reading

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Dorade

We began the day in the Strait of Messina, having battled hard to catch the group of boats in front of us. The night was dark and the wind was not playing ball (we had every direction imaginable except for … Continue reading

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Jivaro

The night started at a slow pace with the smoke of the Etna lit up by the last rays of the sun to the West. The wind gathered strength as we entered the Traffic Separation Scheme of the Strait of … Continue reading

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Team Cascais

No Wind?  No Problem….We swim, we push!

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