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Harry Heijst

The second news over a relatively difficult time on board

Well our mechanically gifted Leen and Richard succeeded to install a too large distribution belt on the engine by changing the position of the alternator. Unbelievable what they achieved in only on hour! So we could continue to use electricity and in particular our navigation lights in the following night, Monday. Another problem occurred and […]

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Post by | August 12, 2021 | 9 Comments | Comments RSS

Peter Morton came to say good-bye to us for a race he had planned to Crew.

Though we had promised other each other to make a conservatieve start, were less than two metres from the start line. Look how we can observe ánd control our own start. On the other hand we kept our promise to start with G-4. That was no luxury with 30 knots of wind. We came out […]

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Post by | August 9, 2021 | 2 Comments | Comments RSS

The first day of sailing with Winsome since the Rolex Fastnet Race 2019

Just after we decided to leave Cherbourg on Saturday 09:00 we learned that 40 knots wind could be expected in the afternoon. It took us no more than five minutes to decide that we would leave four hours earlier i.e. at 05:00 with following time schedule 03:45 getting up, leaving Sophie’s small paradise at 04:00 […]

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Post by | August 8, 2021 | 1 Comment | Comments RSS

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