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Cowes Week, Day 3

August 5, 2013

Weather predictions were rather off. First it was expected to blow very hard during the night, but later the front was expected to pass during the early afternoon. When we went out with a nice south south-westerly wind blowing at about 12 tot 18 knots. The wind was shifting all the time and it was […]

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Cowes Week, day 5

August 7, 2013

The weather predictions were not te be trusted, they said and wrote themselves, and blamed the French for the rain which was expected. There was no rain, we had 10-14 knots of wind and even enjoyed the sun, thank you France!┬áToday we had a committee boat start which brought us East on the Solent. We […]

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Cowes Week, the final act

August 10, 2013

So it did not turn out to be a ‘lay day’. Friday was another beautiful day to go sailing with 10-14 knots of wind. The pressure was on, we needed a really good result and even more, we needed some other yachts to finish between us and Zarafa, Alaris and Xcitable. So really it was […]

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