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Harry Heijst

Best possible result for Winsome in Cowes-Cherbourg Race

This would become Winsome’s Race and it would be one of those races where all decisions taken appeared to turn out alright. Our new friend www.windfinder.com predicted winds over 40 knots during our passage. The start of all classes was scheduled at 1830 bst but due to some mistake (a contamination of a flightdeparture at […]

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Post by | September 13, 2008 | Comments Off on Best possible result for Winsome in Cowes-Cherbourg Race | Comments RSS

last day’s thriller

On the last last day of the Skandia Cowes Week, Saturday, SALVO had a lead of 3,5 points on WINSOME. Considering that every boat would get at least another point we needed to win this day but moreover SALVO had not to get a 2nd or a 3rd place. The wind was as we had prayed […]

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Post by | August 10, 2008 | Comments Off on last day’s thriller | Comments RSS

A narrow escape to stay in the race

Friday 9th August 2008 This morning tensions were high, as were the expectations. We knew that today SALVO could win class IRC 4 of this year’s SCW if they did well. That considered we knew we had to beat SALVO today, to stay in the race. The committee boat startline was moved a couple of times. Both […]

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Post by | August 8, 2008 | 1 Comment | Comments RSS

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