I travelled to Palma Mallorca on my new Discovery 55 via Biscay
May 01, 2009: Travelling via the inshore passage of Ushant crusing shute up we made some impressive speeds see photo after meeting a flashing white light in the middle of biscay at night a german sailor had decided this would be good to get noticed (neah and everybody else totally confused). The trip took just under 3 days to cover the 500 miles to Camarinas. This is one of my favourite places. See... » read more2 posts (128 words) 5 photos 0 comments
Bruxelles to the world
06.12.2010: There is no doubt, Lagos is home to a velcro marina. It is very difficult to break loose. I think J-L is going to be resident until mid January at least. » Mehr...34 Einträge (4996 Wörter) 293 Fotos 0 Kommentare
Meilentörn von Portland/GBR via Porto/POR nach Alicante/ESP mit Volvo Ocean 60 "Nova One".
May 01, 2009: Mit leichtem Wind kämpften wir in der Nacht. Nun geht’s wieder mit 13 Knoten dahin. Kurs 045. » read more11 posts (277 words) 4 photos 0 comments
Überstellung des VO70 Kosatka von Portland (GBR) nach Alicante (ESP) zum Start des Volvo Ocean Race ... Skipper: Andreas Hanakamp
May 01, 2009: VO70 "Kosatka" has arrived in Alicante … » read more9 posts (1348 words) 5 photos 0 comments
January 04, 2010: I’m still at home waiting for the sun to come up! » read more3 posts (18 words) 1 photos 0 comments
2011 sees the 80th anniversary of the world famous Round The Island Race - surely one of the most spectacular races around? We'll be taking part on Prime Evil our Sigma 400, ...
April 18, 2011: Four of this Round The Island Race team joined us for this, the first of two RTI training weekends.After a curry on board we headed off to the Clarence for a pint or two, and a chance to get to know each other. Two of the team ( Damian and John M) had been down a couple of weeks ago for the ISAF Offshore Safety Course ( part of our Fastnet Campaign), with Rupert (a friend of Damian’s) and... » read more3 posts (682 words) 16 photos 0 comments
From house to boat
July 13, 2011: A good sanding and some very minor filling, but how we ached all over – this better be worth it!!!! » read more13 posts (1286 words) 30 photos 2 comments
UK to Holland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia and Finland (perhaps)
May 01, 2009: After a marathon 3 day sail from Cuxhaven leaving at 10.30am on Thursday 28th we returned all the way back to Gosport arriving at 09.00 on Sunday morning. A trip of 446 miles completed in 70 hrs with three nights at sea. In five months we have visited 12 countries and covered about 3500 miles. An amazing adventure. The first part of the journey was very unpleasant bashing... » read more109 posts (18882 words) 567 photos 34 comments
6 days training, 3 qualifying races and the Fastnet itself - a real sailing challenge for 2011. Our campaign is open to anybody with reasonable fitness and who has some sailing...
April 23, 2011: A stunning sunrise as we head out for Cherbourg » read more7 posts (1359 words) 33 photos 0 comments