Miranda Merron's blog
Apologies for the lack of news.
So much for trying to get e-mail out during the night, so that you have news in the morning.
Yesterday's pleasant morning turned into a slightly faster and hairier downwind ride as the wind reached 30 knots in the afternoon - but that wasn't the problem - the sea state was short and steep,
It was a pretty light start to the race, involving quite a few sail changes, swearing at clouds (no wind, handled better by some of the competition...), but now it is a rather nice Monday morning a
It is proving difficult to find the time to write news while fully immersed in boat building.
Despite the fact that we have installed an engine in our boat (obligatory in Class40 rules), the aim is nevertheless to produce a sailing boat!
There are three months (we hope) to go to the launch of our Pogo 40S2, and less than nine months to the start of the Global Ocean Race (25th September 2011).
Here is a brief update on progress on our Pogo 40S2, which must be ready for launch in a little over four months time. The Global Ocean Race is but ten months away.