Maiden home victorious
Not in headline grabbing mood or anything, the team flew a giant flag of St George as they sailed down the Solent playing homage to the hopes of the England football team in their valiant efforts against Brazil tomorrow morning in the World Cup.
On Saturday Maiden II will set off on the Round the Island Race, attempting not only to win on elapsed time, but to break the course record and Steve Fossett's outright record for the round the island course. madfor sailing will be reporting from on board.
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Maiden II enters the Solent
Maiden II comes out in support of the English football team
The victorious crew and Team Manager Tracy Edwards (centre)