Racing for the Podium

At last we have good broad reaching conditions for the kite. We go up for our night watch and there are lights all around us . Punta’s stern light off the port bow. Unicef’s steaming light and white light to starboard, and the Dragon (Qingdao) steaming light and port light off the stern to …

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Taking the Lead

I wake to the sounds of the windseeker coming down and the white sails going up.I go up on watch to a tantalising scene. The wind has headed us but is varying in direction from 45 to 70 degrees true.Halong Bay is visible 2 miles off our port bow and to leeward. The AIS shows …

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Race 9 the Corona Sprint

Well Clipper called it race 9 because it is before race 10 ,but it is after race 7 and now there is no race 8. So the coronavirus is still rife everywhere, though it now seems under control in China but less under control in Europe ,especially Italy ,and we just can’t know about the …

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