Monthly Archives: May 2012

New York arrival

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FRUSTRATION

Has a race ever been so close? I have gone from excited to rejoicing to wishing to wind dancing to deflated and am now just waiting to see what happens. The ‘Purple Beastie’ (or Eggs ‘n’ Burger as Goldcoast/Cold Toast … Continue reading

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SPINNAKER PACKING

Not long to go now. Only 160 miles left to New York. After the excitement of being first we are now holding on with grim determination to 3rd place. Visit Finland and Goldcoast are ahead of us with Geraldton behind. … Continue reading

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NAE WIND

(This too should have been posted earlier – hopefully back on track now! Ali) OK so the best laid plans of mice and men… The wind has died, just at the point we were about to reach the ‘Windward Passage’, … Continue reading

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RACE START TO NEW YORK

(this blog should have been posted before the previous ones but went to the wrong address!) It’s been life at 40 degrees again for a while. We’ve left behind the relaxing Shelter Bay marina with its friendly staff and holiday … Continue reading

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GUESS WHAT

We’re in first place!!!!! 843 miles to go.

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EVEN MORE SECRET SQUIRRELL

Wait for it….. Have a guess where we are now…

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