Sailing Logic Blog

Tough RORC Channel Race With More SuccessWith gale force winds expected in the early hours of Sunday morning this year's Channel Race was promising to be a tough one. RORC gave out the course at 16h00 on Friday and we were all very relieved that the course was 140nm which would hopefully see the boats finishing between 0300 and 0400 on Sunday morni

Preparations underway for Channel Race.After Puma, Jags and Lion were out yesterday on a corporate day, it is all change today as the corporate sails are taken off along with corporate kit and replaced with the racing sails and the refined, weight saving necessities in preparation of this weekend's Channel Race!At the moment, the weather looks set

Puma Wins St Malo Malo Race in Class 1!!With almost 200 boats racing, the St Malo race is one of the most popular channel races of the RORC calendar, and certainly the start area beside the Squadron was very busy. The first starters began in a SW F3, just as the mist was clearing. Puma, Jaguar and Lion all had great starts, with Puma and Jags, once

Preparations for This Weekend St Malo RaceOnce again the Fastnet Teams are trickling in to Shamrock and the marina is a hive of activity with grey and orange shirts carting trolley loads of food and sails and spares down to the boats. The skippers are watching eagle eyed to make sure that we don't carry on anything more than what we really need, in

Training Weekend Complete......and now everyone is raring to go for the race this weekend!!The Fastnet Teams enjoyed some unusually superb weather last weekend for their training. Indeed the rain stopped for the best part of two whole days for us and we were able to get lots of practise in the blazing sun and perfect breeze. All the yachts could be