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Joost Heikens

Valetta experience and impressions

So except for Leen, who is swimming tonight from Italy to Malta, all crew have arrived. This morning after breakfast we started with preparing the reserve spinaker. To save room we put it in a plastic bag and used a hoover to create a vacume (what else do you use it for?). After putting aside […]

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Post by | October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments | Comments RSS

Sea survival and safety, a refreshing experience in Southampton

On the 11th and 12th of october part of the Winsome crew did a sea survival and safety course, or an update as they did it previously. Real English weather accompanied us across the Channel and basically throughout the whole weekend. It didn’t matter anyway as after a brief classroom session we all jumped in […]

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Post by | October 13, 2014 | Comments Off on Sea survival and safety, a refreshing experience in Southampton | Comments RSS

13 days and counting!

Just one more weekend separates us from the Valetta startline. Winsome is safe on a Malta mooring. Floris and Harry will depart 7 october with the Pilatus cargo flight  to arrive on the 8th in Malta. Coming weekend the majority of the crew will do some survival exercises in a Southampton pool and then we’re […]

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Post by | October 5, 2014 | Comments Off on 13 days and counting! | Comments RSS

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