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Harry Heijst

Our last race in Cowes Week 2018, our 20th

SWUZZLEBUBBLE did not start today, having won our Class IRC-5 already. We had the same luxury in 2017 but started then nevertheless, still being in contention for the overall price in the Black Group. We started with about 20 knots with G-3, since we expected heavier winds very soon. We had a good start and […]

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Post by | August 11, 2018 | 2 Comments | Comments RSS

Our first first place in Cowes Week 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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Post by | August 8, 2018 | 5 Comments | Comments RSS

How our series of victories came to a grinding halt in the RORC race to Dinard-St Malo

The RORC Cowes-Dinard Race started Friday morning. Crew Leen. Pieter K, Caroline, Florent, Luuk and the new kid on the block Frits van Verschuer, recommended by Jan de Jong. We expected not much wind in the first place. The start was postponed by one hour, which we did not know, so we made a start […]

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Post by | July 16, 2018 | Comments Off on How our series of victories came to a grinding halt in the RORC race to Dinard-St Malo | Comments RSS

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