Monthly Archives: October 2012

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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ATAME

Two handed entry Atame, Beppe Bisotto sent this picture of water spouts!

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OPTIMUM 3 ASPIDA

Rough weather through a squall on Greek Farr 52, Optimum 3 Aspida.

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OPTIMUM 3 ASPIDA

The Greek Farr 52, OPTIMUM 3 ASPIDA encountered a big change in the weather at Lampedusa. Photo Nyklyk

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RAN PICK UP PACE

After lightnings, rain and strong wind, we managed to sail well into the transition from the north easterly to south easterly winds. This gave us the advantage to catch-up and go through approximately 35 miles in the hours of the … Continue reading

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