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The first racing day of Lendy Cowes Week 2017

After two days of preparation WINSOME and her crew were ready to start the Lendy Cowes Week 2017. This year around 8000 sailors will participate. We are participating in IRC Class 5 along with twenty-one competitors. Harry, Leen, Laura, Dirk Jan, Joost D., Boj, Joost N., Floris and Herman only want to improve the result […]

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Post by | July 29, 2017 | 5 Comments | Comments RSS

Round the Island Race 2017

1342 yachts crowded the Solent on the early morning of Saturday, July 1st. Harry, Leen, Laura, Herman, Floris, Boj and Joost H were glad to be out there on Winsome. Winsome was looking particularly smart, sporting her new mast. The start was on the Squadron Line, a fetch given by a NNW with 10 knots […]

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Post by | July 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Round the Island Race 2017 | Comments RSS

Addendum to previous blog; a novum

We had a nice race with a good result. At least, so it looked until this morning. On our second debriefing this morning we looked at our track again, with the objective to see why we did so well at the very end of the race, passing even our champion Noël Racine on FOGGY DEW […]

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Post by | May 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Addendum to previous blog; a novum | Comments RSS

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