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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Mike Sanderson: Abrupt halt

When I did my first Volvo Ocean Race (then Whitbread ) I remember sailing up the Solent waterway and Grant Dalton saying "Soak it up boys, there isn't anything that finishes quite as abruptly

Mike Sanderson: Swansong for Sanya Lan

For sure this feels like the swansong for the mighty Sanya LAN..

Mike Sanderson: Old pair of slippers

They say that there is nothing quite like slipping on your old slippers when you get home - well I have to confess that over the last 24 hours I have had the same feeling about the wet weather pant

Mike Sanderson: Sitting out leg six

By the time you read this, the rest of the fleet will have started the latest leg to Miami.

Mike Sanderson: Still lumpy

Pretty bumpy out here on the mighty Sanya LAN, just for a change we are going upwind!!

Mike Sanderson: Thank you Sanya

Well based on the sea state out here there is no doubt in my mind that the race organisers did the right thing holding us on the dock for 12 hours.

Mike Sanderson on the VOR: Show back on the road

Okay, It's time to get this show back on the road. Its been a month since we limped into Madagascar and what a month it has been.

Mike Sanderson on the VOR: A different Christmas

This time of year is always a little stressful in our house.

Mike Sanderson update

If New Zealand didn't exist, South Africa and in particular Cape Town would be right up there on my favourite places to live.

Mike Sanderson on the VOR: Cape Town

Well I have always loved arriving into Cape Town, I have many fond memories, coming second in here on Merit Cup in 1997 but mainly the huge moment of winning the first leg of the 2005/2006 Volvo Oc

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