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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

The AG2R

In Brittany, on Saturday  the crowds will descended on Concarneau for the start of the next big transatlantic race, the AG2R.

Demi Cle Race

 The Atlantic mini season has kicked off with all the promise of a wild year ahead; a closely competitive fleet, a demanding course with tide, rocks and some interesting navigation, all topped

Pip Hare: Something Different

It has been a strange old week; things have not been following the grand plan and I have found myself in different places doing different things with different people, going with the flow has been

Who Pays?

 A recurring question left on the comment page of my website over the last year or so has been the question as to how I am funding this sailing campaign.

The Calendar

The Calendar 2012 from whatever angle you look at it is going to be a massive year for sailing.

Training in Lorient

The last five days have gone past in a blur.

And the fog rolled in

It has been a long day of fiddling, getting my boat back up to racing spec and noting all the wear and tear that our head long charge across the Atlantic has caused.

An Incredible Journey

I am sitting on the TGV on my way back to Lorient after quite a tour of Europe in the last couple of days and looking forward to home; in the back of my van parked next to the mini.

Pip Hare: Two Hulls Missing

When my mini arrived back in Lorient after the mini transat last year I was not there to collect it.

Pip Hare on the Mini Transat: The Finish

After 19 days and the weather systems from hell, finally the finish line seemed tangibly close.


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