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Cowes Week Day 5; WINSOME D-Day

Before we started everything looked fine. A nice 20 – 25 kt Westerly was blowing. The start was towards the West. “YES” and “FEVER” started at the committee boat end. We made a port approach. Although we would have loved to sail slightly more towards the Committee boat, the field on starboard forced us on […]

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Post by | August 4, 2010 | 1 Comment | Comments RSS

No stones at all…

Further to Floris’ brave early morning dip into the Medina and the subsequent postponement we were finally kindly requested to come out onto the Solent and wait outside for the sea breeze to fill in. After an hour of waiting the breeze picked up a bit and the committee was able to start the first […]

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Cowes Week Day 3; Angry Pirate… and Postponement…

Yesterday WINSOME’s engine was successfully repaired. Andy is not sailing today as he is still recovering from a fall on his ribs. After picking up Geoff at the Hamble, Floris had an early morning swim to check the prop. The elastics already came of by themselves. Now at 10:45 BST, AP over AP is flying. We […]

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