Over 100 prizes and an Honorary Membership awarded
After 19 days and the weather systems from hell, finally the finish line seemed tangibly close.
Twenty two of Britain’s aspiring young keelboat sailing talents have come through a gruelling two-weekend selection process to earn their call up to the British Keelboat Academy (BKA), the
The Sailing Leg one of this years Charente Maritime, mini transat race was complicated to say the least.
I think today was the start of a tense countdown to the start.
Just back from a 24hr shake down sail; tired, sunburned and totally satisfied.
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?
It’s over, and I have the traditional sore throat to prove it has been a tough week.
It’s time to make a few decisions on my sails for the transat and at last month my sailmaker John Parker, from Parker and Kay came to sail my mini in the solent and help me with a making my m