Category Archives: Day Two

Rambler

This morning Bravo watch woke up to glassy seas which allowed us to get some sleep.  Even in light air it can be pretty noisy downstairs.  Sails furling in and out require big winches to do there jobs and the … Continue reading

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Dorade

Dorade – The sun has just set on day one of the Rolex Middle Sea Race, and we are all happy to be out here on the water again. The boat is still moving along, although only at three knots. … Continue reading

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Elusive II BOV

Frustrating moments on board the Elusive…….

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Tomahawk

Difficult Difficult lemon difficult ! The decisions of the night before put us on the back foot today, our average SOG for the 10hrs from 7am-5pm was a mere 2.7 knots, hardly edge of the seat stuff. Still we are … Continue reading

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Geisha

Check in at 1715 Sunday 19/102014. Currently making just short of 8 knots and making steady progress towards the Straits of Messina. Another stunning afternoon on day 2 and after some tricky light airs now making positive progress towards the … Continue reading

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Elusive II BOV

Elusive passing through the Strait of Messina

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Stormy Weather

On board the Classic S&S yawl Stormy Weather from John Brinkers Very light air but making reasonable progress towards Messina JB

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Elusive II BOV

Arthur Podesta, Elusive II BOV skipper having a break

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Elusive II BOV

Sunrise From aboard elusive

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OPTIMUM 3 – ASPIDA – SAXO BANK

Hello from the Greek team! It has been so hard during the night loosing more than ten places on the leader board and taking them back by the morning! We are now trying to cross the straight riding the three-o-clock … Continue reading

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