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Solent expeditions

In preparation of the 2012 Round the Island Race, Harry, Leen, Boj and Luna went out this morning for an early expedition. At present it is astronomical low water, so an excellent oportunity to explore Varvassi’s Channel. On 10 Februari 1947 on a perfectly clear day the Greek steamer Varvassi stranded 60 yards from the […]

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Post by | September 2, 2011 | 1 Comment | Comments RSS

Desktop perspective

Dear WINSOME, Harry, Leen, Wout, Geoff, Paul, Jasper, Floris and Nijhof, Congratulations with this massive achievement, although the result might not be what you all were hoping for, I honestly believe you did very, very well. Well done! After our separation in Cowes, Heikens, Dantuma, Sue and I had dinner with Bob at Pier View. […]

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Post by | August 19, 2011 | 2 Comments | Comments RSS

Cowes Week 2011, Day 1

Yeehaaa!, We’ve won and with a margin, although it did not look like we would do so from the start. We started 150 mtr south of the Committee vessel on the RYS line. As the tide was running to the East, we were faced with lots of tide against us. We started south of the […]

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Post by | August 6, 2011 | 2 Comments | Comments RSS

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