Archives: August, 2018

Our first first place in Cowes Week 2018

August 8, 2018

Patrick de Koster said to me more than once that I only write my blogs instantly when there is good news. He is probably right. After our unwanted encounter yesterday with the Coronation Rock in front of many spectators on the lawn of the Castle (amongst them Donna and Sophie) we longed for a day […]

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Winsome on the Rocks

Monday must be “Winsome on the Rocks” Day. You may have heard of the famous incident of “Jameson on the Rocks”, which was a famous Irish sailing boat that ended up on the Gurnard Ledge rocks during the Admiral’s Cup in 1993 – – well now we are not quite as famous but we […]

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Almost a perfect day

August 7, 2018

Sunday 5th August; Race 2 As the race committee had information from the weather goddesses (whom we would actually meet later that day) that the wind would be dying in the afternoon, they set out a short course. We had almost a perfect start at the Bramble starting line, a beat towards our first mark; […]

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