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Harry Heijst

The last race in 2017

Friday the 1st of September was my birth day. It was celebrated with a cake and candles at breakfast. After all, 63 years is not very young anymore. Whilst the crew prepared Winsome and did some food shopping, I excused myself. My pretext was RORC and RYS visits. I picked up an engraved trophy and […]

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Post by | September 9, 2017 | Comments Off on The last race in 2017 | Comments RSS

Rolex Fastnet Race 2017

This was for me and Winsome Fastnet Race number eight, in a period I could have sailed ten. It was only Reima who joined me on the first one in 1999. As my friend Patrick said last Tuesday, blogs after victories are published much quicker than after non victories, like this one which we scored […]

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Post by | August 18, 2017 | 3 Comments | Comments RSS

Thursday’s Thirties – 6th Day of Lendy Cowes Week 2017

Early morning everyone was stoked to get out on the water again. With breezy circumstances predicted, another great day for Winsome was presumably in offing. Although the wind was predicted to exceed 40 knots, the crew assumed that racing would not be cancelled. After all, in the past 17 Cowes weeks Winsome has only experienced […]

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Post by | August 4, 2017 | 3 Comments | Comments RSS

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