Category Archives: Day Five
Jarhead Young Sailors About to do last gybe at Lampadusa towards Malta. Long night. Main has small tear and we blew the vang a second time. Both have temporary repairs.
We are close to island Lampedusa, wind around 8 knots. We are looking forward to Malta 🙂 Benemedo Sailing Team
A new crewmember has joined Jivaro as we approached Lampedusa. After a few nautical miles and some well deserved rest, he flew away ahead of us, leading the way to the last landmark before the final run towards the Maltese … Continue reading
As forecast, a strong Low with accompanying severe weather has developed over the race track today. Winds of 35-45 knots and extremely rough seas are expected today, and are forecast to last thru Friday. While gut-wrenching, the decision to withdraw … Continue reading
21st October 12.30pm Well its certainly been an emotional 24 hrs racing in the Middle Sea Race 2015. Tuesday brought with it another day of light winds and sunshine, and again a struggle with progress in the right direction. Averaging … Continue reading
As we are about to clock 4 full days of race, we feel at last alive again ! Maybe we will regret it tomorrow when the gale force winds are due to hit us but for the time being we … Continue reading