‘Windchat’ is going to be entered in some offshore races with the Junior Offshore Group in the coming years and and as this requires an IRC Rating we needed to carry out a number of measurements. Quite a lot actually. Continue reading How did ‘Windchat’ measure up for it’s IRC Rating?
This year’s crew is racing on Pete’s restored Cutlass 27 ‘Windchat’. We’ve sailed together for the last 5 years but this is the first time we’ve ventured on to an owned boat and downsized below 37′ for the race itself. Continue reading Round the Island 2016 Crew List
A day out on the water in February isn’t top of my list and so as our confidence in the forecast for strong winds grew as the day drew nearer we wondered if we’d live to regret it. Continue reading Windchat takes force 6, gusting 7, in her stride