Monthly Archives: October 2012
Tonight the moon is behind the clouds so the night is quite dark. Feels also colder, big jackets are out. On the rail most of the time as we are upwind sailing onto Malta, still with the north easterly winds. … 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
Less than 100 miles, with a north easterly wind which holds quite well. We are flying at 9 to 10 knots of boat speed, up wind on a calm sea water. We are aiming approximately at destination, Malta. Fighting hard … Continue reading
Greek Farr 52 passes Favigana much to the relief of the crew
Esimit Europa 2 have picked up a hitchhiker!