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Not the greatest comeback in sports history, but close enough

With Swuzzelbubble having comfy lead over us and the other boats, Thursday was our last day to try and win the IRC 5 series. We would need a bullet and the other main competitors would need a bad day. Our start was near Mother Bank in the Western Solent. The wind, was very unstable shifting […]

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Post by | August 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Not the greatest comeback in sports history, but close enough | Comments RSS

Windy Wednesday – Winsome takes second place

After yesterday’s excellent race, spirits onboard were high despite the grey overcast skies. We were scheduled to start from the Black Group Committee Vessel which was anchored in the Western solent, not far from the “Dick Johnson” racing mark. Wind was around 14-17 knots from the W/WSW at the start with a tide running to […]

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Post by | August 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Windy Wednesday – Winsome takes second place | Comments RSS

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 – https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/sailing-sudden-impact-for-cudmore-hugh-bateson-on-the-perils-which-can-rock-even-the-experienced-1488125.html. – well now we are not quite as famous but we […]

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Post by | August 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Winsome on the Rocks | Comments RSS

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