Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 27

My Mini en Mai

The start to the Mini en Mai was way too similar to the start of the Transat for comfort. With bad weather again expected the organizers kept all options open to them, which while good for them is a nightmare for nav prep….especially when you don’t have nav software to be able to do it …

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May 20

Unfinished business…

20 May 2014, La Trinite-sur-Mer, France Mini Transat 2015: Unfinished Business for Australian skipper Katrina Ham The Classe Mini circuit is in full swing again, and 26-year-old Australian skipper Katrina Ham is delighted to be taking part in her first race of the year, the 500 mile “Mini en Mai” which starts today (20 May …

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May 18

Mini en Mai – 2 days to go!!


So it is two days to the start of my first race in 635 and even though I haven’t spent much time in the boat, I am feeling quite good about the race. This weekend has been packed full of boat work as well as the mandatory race inspections which apart from having to go …

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May 11

May Madness!


It has been very windy here in Lorient this weekend which has kept me stuck on the dock, but working through the to-do lists. As I sit here tonight re-writing my lists everything that is left on the boat is either up the mast (not keen to go up it in howling wind and rain) …

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May 04

Back on the water!!


The past week has been crazy busy and the next month I just the same if not worse, but in the best possible way!! To get my qualification miles for the 2015 Mini Transat, I have to fit in 1000nm of official Classe Mini races……and two of the races start this month!! But lots to …

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