Category Archives: Day six

Arwen

Arwen’s last leg Arwen is just rounding Lampedusa to start the final leg to Malta. Even having taken shelter over night, we’re still sailing in winds consistently over 30 knots and a sea that has abated but still throws the … Continue reading

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Winsome

The Winsome crew is all very happy to be ashore safe and sound. We are writing this blog from Port Molo Wojtyla on the Island of Pantalleria. We have had an unexpected visit to Pantalleria, which means Daughter of the … Continue reading

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Scarlet Oyster

Scarlet Oyster is now safe in Sciara Harbour. What an amazing display of seamanship and perseverance shown by Ross, Andy, David, Alistair and the crew of Scarlet Oyster. To lose your rudder in a force nine gale, secure your boat … Continue reading

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Arwen

All well on board. Suspended racing briefly overnight – Skipper was in tears because we finished the Cadburys Marvellous creations without saving him any (nothing to do with the weather, Sam not being happy, or Jim getting swept off the … Continue reading

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Trustmarque Quokka finish

A jubilant and relieved team has arrived in Malta after an epic Rolex Middle Sea Race! What an adventure this one has been, full of highs and lows but probably our best performance as a team on board Quokka. The … Continue reading

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Trustmarque Quokka

Hopefully the last sunrise on board says skipper, Philippe Falle.

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Le Coq Hardi

Since the first morning of the 24th of october Pantelleria island is in front of us. But not easy to reach be’ cause of a great wind calm on the fleet of the small boats. At 18.00 a “groppo” at … Continue reading

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DINAH

Barry Hurley racing Dinah two handed The last few days have been the slowest yet most intense racing I can remember. We dread the thought of being timed out after all this effort, but still cling to the hope of … Continue reading

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TRUSTMARQUE QUOKKA

Very quick blog today as we have been exceptionally busy today with many sail changes, gybes and catching up! What a frustrating 24 hours for us, it started with a good position at the lead of the pack and ended … Continue reading

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BOV Plain Sailing wins Double Handed Class

BOV Plain Sailing – Tango 34 wins Double Handed Class Racing offshore double handed is not for the faint-hearted. It requires all-round seamanship, determination, stamina and above all, courage. Royal Malta Yact Club member, Anthony Camilleri, is no stranger to … Continue reading

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