Monthly Archive: June 2015

Jun 16

Rockstars passing through town!


Normally my ears prick up when I hear an Aussie or Kiwi accent around the submarine base as on a regular day in Lorient we are few are far between. But with the Volvo Ocean Race in town the accent is everywhere. It is amazing how many Aussie/kiwi men and women (go the Aussies on …

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Jun 10

MAP 2015: My heart on my sleeve…..or should I say drysuit!


With no gale warning or even rain forecast, the MAP was all set to be a nice race. However for me it turned out to be a huge test…..a test of my mental capacity and I am embarrassed to say that as far as I’m concerned I failed. The race started out with what is …

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Jun 01

Back to Douarnenez

Douarnenez Filling up with Minis

Being back in Douarnenez brings back lots of memories…..both good and bad. I remember the first time I came here in 2012 for my first French mini race. I was excited to finally see and get a taste of what I had been dreaming about for years. I also finished my qualification passage in785 in …

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