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Joost Heikens

Credits to Harry

It has been a busy season last year, not many races were sailed, but who can say, not counting Mike Slade and Niklas Zennström, that their yacht sailed the Sydney to Hobart and the Fastnet Race, all in one season? It was a year with a lot of logistics and trouble solving. On return from Australia, WINSOME went immediately into the […]

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Post by | January 27, 2010 | Comments Off on Credits to Harry | Comments RSS

Charles Boissevain

Charles Boissevain was part of the medical team on the clipper Stad Amsterdam. A ship following the route of Charles Darwin across the globe. On the 11th of November 2009, the journey had brought them to Argentina. It was that night that a car with Charles and two other crew and a friend collided with […]

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After 3 days, 18 hours, 54 minutes and 51 seconds WINSOME crossed the finish-line on the Derwent River, finishing first on corrected time in IRC 4. At 7.54 am (December 30th, local time), Harry Heijst graciously gave the grand old lady WINSOME her berth in Hobart after 628 miles of racing in one of the most […]

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Post by | December 30, 2008 | 23 Comments | Comments RSS

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