Category Archives: Day Three
The night started at a slow pace with the smoke of the Etna lit up by the last rays of the sun to the West. The wind gathered strength as we entered the Traffic Separation Scheme of the Strait of … Continue reading
No Wind? No Problem….We swim, we push!
Day 3 has been a long one, with a lot of sail changes due to constant shifting wind directions and speeds. Its been a long day and nights slog to get to the straits but we are there and slowly … Continue reading
A video clip of Rambler near Pantelleria Rambler 88 sailing past Pantelleria, which everyone knows is the Island of pantelones or long pants.
After a good start moving away from Malta our aim was to stay as close as possible to the leading group – Rambler, Phaedo3 and Momo – in the same weather system. Approaching to Sicilia we caught a 20 litre plastic can with … Continue reading
After a slow day Scarlet is around 15NM NW of the island of Filicudi, wind is light at 3 to 4 knots and the crew have worked hard all day to keep boat speed up in hot conditions. Our position … Continue reading
The RMSR started at 1100 this morning in Grand Harbour with hundreds of onlookers lining the harbour walls. In the harbour the wind was flookie and shifty. We were the second start and were on the line as the cannon … Continue reading
Missive from Arwen
As the sun appeared over the horizon this morning Stromboli was close, very close, we had found some ladders during the night, and a few sail changes too, the stay sails had been dropped , the mizzen to. The start … Continue reading
Legend : A swimming pool ?! The afternoon victory : have overcome a sea turtle ! The crew of diversity stay focus and full of motivation !