Monthly Archives: October 2014

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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Winsome

Blog written Tuesday 21 October: We were warned by various sailors not to get into the wind shadow of the volcano’s. Though they must have been certainly right, we could not test it in absence of any winds. After we … 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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Sagola Biotrading

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Black Pearl

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Bristolian

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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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Team Jolokia

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Grey Goose

It’s a bit wet on deck for my Iphone right now. We are 45 miles WSW from the Comino Channel. Right now we have 38-42 knots from the NW with a sea state of 2-3 metres. All very manageable for … Continue reading

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