AUDIO: From the Fastnet finish 2


The UK National Fireworks competition taking place behind Plymouth Queen Anne's Battery Marine last night
 

The UK National Fireworks competition taking place behind Plymouth Queen Anne's Battery Marine last night

We speak to Mike Golding and Hellomoto's Conrad Humphreys
Mike Golding Fourth home out of five Open 60s was not the result Mike Golding had hoped for in his last race on board his faith Groupe Finot-designed steed, how he informed PRB about them missing a mark and being becalmed en route to Bishops Rock and then again at the Fastnet and how he feels about sailing the last race on board this boat. Click here to listen to the interview. Conrad Humphreys The BT Global Challenge winner skipper, now skippering Hellomoto (the former VO60 Tyco) talks about the little known art of kedging in a VO60 and how it took them 10 hours to cover the last 50 miles Lizard to the finish line. Click here to listen to Conrad. Mike Broughton Well known navigator Mike Broughton was sailing on the J/145 Jazz with the likes Rob Greenhalgh. Their prospects of a handicap win on J/145 were looking good until they were becalmed around Bishops Rock and had to kedge. Mike provides his in depth analysis of some of the tactics they employed, his time up the rig, how they ran out of food and water, etc. Click here to listen to the interview. Paul Standbridge Black ties at the rock - ocean racing veteran Paul Standbridge describes sailing Richard Loftus' Swan 65 Desperado, in celebration of his first Whitbread Round the World Race on the Swan 65 Xargo III. Click here to listen to the interview. Tony Bullimore It was not a good race if you were on board a 100ft catamaran. Tony Bullimore recounts how his Rolex Fastnet Race was mostly a drift. Click here. What do you think of these audio files? Give us your feedback by emailling or via a text box

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