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
This year we’re crewing on Pete the Knot‘s Marcon Cutlass 27 Mark III ‘Windchat’. Built by his dad and two mates in 1973 two years before he was born, Pete bought it in 2015 for £10 and has spent considerably more restoring it in the boatyard she was built in. Continue reading Round the Island 2016 on Windchat
After a week or so to reflect on our Round the Island Race perhaps the question should be “What could we have done differently?” Continue reading Round the Island – So what went wrong?
Bob cooked bacon sandwiches as we motored down the Hamble which is probably the best way to start a day in the world and we could see the hundreds of boats milling about over Bramble Bank and towards Cowes. Continue reading Round the Island Race 2015