Category Archives: Day Four
After a long, and at times frustrating, night we have caught and overtaken Black Pearl and B2 leaving only Cantankerous and Mascalzone Latino a couple of miles ahead of us in our class. The crew worked non-stop to keep the … Continue reading
It looks like the wind is filling in at last..! Before the race we said it would be a ‘drift off’ along the north side of Sicily and it certainly has been. Not the best conditions for a 45 ton … Continue reading
Update from OV. We finally made it out of the wind hole this afternoon and got closer to land where the breeze is better. Had a good run down towards capo San Vito and we should be gybing around in about half … Continue reading
Global Yacht Racing, Galilieo, Alexandra Dreams, Northern Child and Faioahe have officially retired from the race. Remy Gerin sent this picture, so looks like the two-handed team will be back next year!
On the way to Favignana! Pasta and chill con carne or carbonara for dinner! Jonas
After just over 3 days of racing the mood onboard Artie RTFX is still strong despite the very light winds & very slow pace. The last two nights have been a true test of nerves, patience & concentration. We managed to keep … Continue reading
Finally, we’re rounding the corner! Off the north western tip of Sicily and about to head south towards the coast of Africa. What a day it’s been, full of all the vagaries that we have come to expect from this race. The early … Continue reading