Category Archives: Day Three
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
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
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
What a night, from light air to 30 knots, with thunder storms!! Thunderstorms for Kuka Light
Unica crew met some friends have a look!
Artie’s close crossing with Tala at dusk yesterday
#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
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
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
No Wind? No Problem….We swim, we push!