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Joost Heikens

Round the Island Race 2015

Saturday June 27th, Winsome will compete in the 84th Round the Island Race. In the first race, 25 yachts competed. In two days time 1584 yachts will crowd the startling on the Solent. Looking at the synopsis, we are expecting 10 knots of breeze at the start, giving us a beat up to the Needles, […]

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Post by | June 25, 2015 | Comments Off on Round the Island Race 2015 | Comments RSS

Winsome and Hoogmoed, start of a new journey.

On november 10th, Winsome was loaded on a trailer to start her journey back to Lymington. Here she will be taken care of by the people of Berthon, making her ready for the 2015 season. Winsome is entitled to her rest this winter after taking such good care of us during our adventure in the […]

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Post by | November 11, 2014 | Comments Off on Winsome and Hoogmoed, start of a new journey. | Comments RSS

Rolex Middle Sea Race day 7: licking our wounds

24-25 october After passing through the Strait of Messina, in antiquity a passage considered perilous in extreme, we navigate between Scilla and Charybdis. We survived the ‘Aeolian Triangle’ a place were often bad weather is encountered, in our case it was comparable to the doldrums. We had beautiful nights with lots of shooting stars. Often […]

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Post by | October 25, 2014 | 3 Comments | Comments RSS

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