Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 29

Round 2

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The forecast for last weekend was for light winds but not for a second did I think that the training would be any easier…..and I was right. This weekend I was joined by Kizzy, who is completely bilingual and having lived in South Africa has no problem with my accent, as what happened during the session …

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Oct 20

My 1st training weekend!


Intensive and exhausting but definitely beneficial. Last weekend was the first weekend of training here in Lorient. It was double handed and I was lucky to be joined by Nico who has a proto and much to my benefit even though he is French, he has spent large portions of his life in the UK …

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Oct 12

Pink for a cause!


Given today’s weather I would normally be grabbing my drysuit however not today. Today I did what many people who know me would be shock to hear……that is I wore a pink t-shirt and danced with about 4000 other women who were also all dressed in pink!! Why you might ask. Today was la Vannetaise, …

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Oct 05

Winter is on the way……and I can’t wait!!

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The temperature here in Lorient has dropped significantly this weekend and yesterday a front came through with the kind of weather that is normal for winter……lots of rain and gusty wind. Normally winter signals the end/reduction in time on the water and an increase in boat work/admin. I defiantly have a very long list of …

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