Further Spinnaker Woes and Fresh Fruit Finished

The last couple of days we have been making excellent progress under kite heading west; overhauling a couple of other boats in the fleet in the process of working our way up to 3rd. Our daily mileage rates have also been amongst the best in the fleet averaging 240 miles per day. However further spinnaker […]

Clipper 2013-14 Race Start

Here are some images from the Clipper 2013-14 official race start from Tower Bridge, London.

Blast Across Biscay

So I’ve completed my first crossing of the Bay of Biscay! Initially it let us think we were going to have a smooth ride and we completed most of it under spinnaker in fairly benign conditions; until the end. Almost out the bay approaching Finisteire and the wind quickly built and just as the the […]

Race 1 London to Brest

Race 1; London to Brest, approx 380 nm, 2/3 days. After high emotions of leaving London and they were high and mixed, we motored down the Thames to anchor for the evening at Queensborough. Race start was scheduled for 9:30 off Southend pier Monday morning so an early rise was needed to get across the […]

London Delivery Trip

On Monday 19th August the fleet left Gosport for the delivery trip to St. Katharine’s Dock in London. This was after a hectic week in Gosport preparing the yachts for the challenge ahead as they were released from training to the race crews. The trip was not a straight delivery as this would only take […]

We Have a Sponsor – Mission Performance

So finally our sponsor has been announced!! Mission Performance. Quoting directly from their website: “Mission Performance is a refreshing professional development consultancy with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results for our clients globally. Operating as a partnership of highly experienced leaders from backgrounds as diverse as the military, elite team sports, civil aviation, […]

Donation Received – Elaine Sheppard

Elaine Sheppard £10.00 – 18/08/2013. See Overall Fundraising Progress

Donation Received – Sue & Nigel

Sue & Nigel £50.00 – 15/08/2013. See Overall Fundraising Progress

Donation Received – Barry Farnsworth

Barry Farnsworth £10.00 – 14/08/2013. See Overall Fundraising Progress

Donation Received – Andy & Lisa Isles

Andy & Lisa Isles £20.00 – 12/08/2013. See Overall Fundraising Progress

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My Clipper 13-14 Adventure