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Harry Heijst

The first day of sailing with Winsome since the Rolex Fastnet Race 2019

Just after we decided to leave Cherbourg on Saturday 09:00 we learned that 40 knots wind could be expected in the afternoon. It took us no more than five minutes to decide that we would leave four hours earlier i.e. at 05:00 with following time schedule 03:45 getting up, leaving Sophie’s small paradise at 04:00 […]

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Post by | August 8, 2021 | 1 Comment | Comments RSS

The last Not sailing day, we think

Another day with bad weather, which we used to accomplish the last outstanding issues on WINSOME. Our day started in Cherbourg looking for a new kettle. No success, all kettles were turned down by le Chef de Cuisine Floris. Tomorrow we will make the crossing to Cowes. 20 to 25 knots wind from the West. […]

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Post by | August 6, 2021 | 1 Comment | Comments RSS

Another day of Not sailing: Thursday 5th of August

This day was meant for a sail training, however I had to pick up our Fastnet shirts which were carried by Yoyo Schepers on the Britannia Ferry from Portsmouth to Ouistreham (Caen) arriving at 06:45. Floris accompanied me. We met at the port de plaisance in Caen and took a coffee and a croissant with […]

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