Winsome News

2020

June 12, 2020

With Cowes Week 2020 officially cancelled and the 2020 RORC-season for sure not starting before the Channel Race, all hopes for a rewarding 2020 WINSOME sailing season have faded. We are keeping the Old Lady ‘mothballed’ until September, and probably until Spring 2021. Tim Hare with his staff form Berthon and the great guys from […]

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Next cancellations

April 24, 2020

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Cancellation after cancellation. Next to come soon

April 22, 2020

You all know as much as I do about the results of the devastating coronavirus. Winsome remains in Berthon’s paint-shed whilst her berth at East Cowes Marina remains empty. Luna remains in her shed in Yarmouth. I remain at some 80 Nm from Cowes: with Sophie at her very nice country house/farm in Normandy. There […]

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Quarantine

March 25, 2020

Berthon’s Boat Yard will be closed due to the COVID-19 measures taken by the British government. At present WINSOME is in Berthon’s painting facilities and will stay there for now. We cancelled all WINSOME sailing until 1 June 2020, in line with Dutch regulations. Regards, Boj

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2020 Shaping up

January 26, 2020

Hi, Both WINSOME and the sailing programma are shaping up. Have a look at the new pictures and the sailing programme and please let me know your intentions for 2020 in case you haven’t done so. Cheers, Boj

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2020 coming up!

December 18, 2019

Dear All,Once again, WINSOME is at the Race Boat Spa in Lymington. Although she will look as pretty as alway by the beginning of the season, here is an insight of what happens under the skin. Nose Job: Smooth bottom: Serious talks; The Crown Jewels: Over the winter some bigger and smaller changes will be made […]

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RORC race Cowes-Cherbourg, not 1st, nor 2nd, nor 3rd but only 8th in IRC-4 Class

September 12, 2019

This would become our last race in 2019. Crew: Leen, Geoff Sinton, Pieter K, Jan Maarten, Alexander, myself. Race of only 70 Nm. The wind dropped in the last hours prior to our start and we started with G1. Within one minute to the start the tack-Tylaska of G1 loosened itself from the deck and […]

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It’s over

August 17, 2019

On the last we needed to make sure that ELAINE AGAIN would not become 1st, since in that case we would have -after a discart- same points. We would be ranked 2nd since ELAINE AGAIN had one more 1st day score than WINSOME. If we sailed or not, really did not matter for our score, […]

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Up for the final

August 15, 2019

Two races to go and we are leading our class. However, we are far from out of the woods. A first would make us win the series, so that was our goal. We started with the tide agains us from 25% up from the Committee boat end. Yesterday we had the start of the week, […]

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Cowes Week – Day 5 , Wednesday 14th August 2019

August 14, 2019

We started this 4th day of racing at Cowes Week as overall leader in our class and very anxious to defend or maybe even extend our lead, although we have strong competitors. We succeeded in this in a , what proved to be,  quite exciting race.We sailed out of the Medina river to the Solent […]

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