Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 30

Dream or nightmare???….it’s a very fine line.

Stressful and emotionally draining are the only words I can think of to describe the past couple of weeks. Working like mad to get the boat ready for the qualifier and watching the weather has been all consuming.  The biggest stress has come from deciding when to leave.  There has been low (pressure system) after …

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Mar 12

Step 1: The Qualifier….


Excitement is growing in Lorient as the season gets closer.  My focus has been on getting ready for my qualifier which has seen me studying celestial navigation. It is somewhat of a dying art in modern yacht racing but not on a mini. On the qualifier I will have to take sights and show (including …

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