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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

The Sailing - final comments on leg one

The Sailing Leg one of this years Charente Maritime, mini transat race was complicated to say the least.

Pip Hare's Mini Transat: The Goal

I guess it is time to reflect on what I am doing here

Pip Hare's Mini Transat: Measurement

Yesterday was a land mark day in the run up to the start. I had my measurement.

 This process will be going on for the next four days to every competitor in the transat.

Pip Hare's Mini Transat: First Briefing

 I think today was the start of a tense countdown to the start.

Pip Hare's mini transat: Problems, problems

Problems, problems   I’ve just picked up my last sail from One Sails; an A5 – it’s perfectly flaked and folded in it’s bag in the hold underne

Pip Hare's Mini Transat; It Works

Just back from a 24hr shake down sail; tired, sunburned and totally satisfied.

Welcome back to France

It really is great to be back; the trip down went hitch free apart from I got stung for the overhang of my mast on Britanny Ferries! Can you believe that?

Cowes Week

 It’s over, and I have the traditional sore throat to prove it has been a tough week.


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