Monthly Archives: October 2015
A new crewmember has joined Jivaro as we approached Lampedusa. After a few nautical miles and some well deserved rest, he flew away ahead of us, leading the way to the last landmark before the final run towards the Maltese … Continue reading
As forecast, a strong Low with accompanying severe weather has developed over the race track today. Winds of 35-45 knots and extremely rough seas are expected today, and are forecast to last thru Friday. While gut-wrenching, the decision to withdraw … Continue reading
Having felt like we’d spent forever on a bearing of 240ish (or at least Monday night and the whole of Tuesday) we finally rounded the north western corner of Sicily and in between Favignana/Marettimo in the early hours of Wed … Continue reading
21st October 12.30pm Well its certainly been an emotional 24 hrs racing in the Middle Sea Race 2015. Tuesday brought with it another day of light winds and sunshine, and again a struggle with progress in the right direction. Averaging … Continue reading
As we are about to clock 4 full days of race, we feel at last alive again ! Maybe we will regret it tomorrow when the gale force winds are due to hit us but for the time being we … Continue reading
We had a lovely spell of 8+ knots boatspeed under the A1 after Messina until the wind died in the morning, with a frustrating day (Monday) to follow with more sail changes between A1, J1 and A0, trying to get … Continue reading
Born to be wild……whilst almost everyone is sleeping! ……watch till the very end! Born to be wild!
Having felt like we’d spent forever on a bearing of 240ish (or at least Monday night and the whole of Tuesday) we finally rounded the north western corner of Sicily and in between Favignana/Maretimo in the early hours of Wed … Continue reading
What a night, from light air to 30 knots, with thunder storms!! Thunderstorms for Kuka Light
Unica crew met some friends have a look!