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Joost Heikens

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

Rolex Middle Sea Race day 1 – Heikens’ birthday!

At 10.50h 123 yachts were behind the start line in the Grand Harbour. All of a sudden it was not so ‘Grand’ any more. There was very little wind and a lot of disturbed water after the starting canon fired high above us on the old Harbour wall. Every yacht needs some luck now and […]

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Post by | October 19, 2014 | 6 Comments | Comments RSS

Startline information and how to follow Winsome

Just one more day and we’re off. Big compliments go out to Harry and Floris who have prepared the boat in such a meticulous manner and perfect timing that all work is done. We had a safety briefing today after lunch and we are ready to go. If you can have a look at the […]

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Post by | October 17, 2014 | 4 Comments | Comments RSS

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