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RORC Maderia -Cowes Race Report 1: And they're off!The return race to Cowes from Madeira started today at 11am BST. All was well with the three boats leaving today, and Puma Logic did not disappoint the family and friends in the marina, there to wave them off. A rousing chorus of Don't Stop Me Now by Queen, was blasted over the cockpit speakers an

RORC Madeira-Cowes Race: 24 hours and counting.Well, we are nearly ready to set back off again after a few days rest and recuperation.The team are gathering today on Puma for the final preparations before leaving Marina Quinta do Lorde tomorrow morning at 11am.The yacht is in pretty good shape with only a few items needing replacing or repairing pr

We Have Finished! Puma has finished fast, safe and happy! Finishing at 15 58 BST was good enough to secure 3rd overall. Thanks to everyone for your fantastic support, we have had an amazing experience and are ecstatic to be here and are now off to have a celebration.! Sorry for the brief Blog but I am sure you will all understand! More tomorrow th

RORC Madeira Race: FINAL BLOG FROM PHILIPPEWe are now entering into our last night at sea before reaching Madeira. What a fantastic couple of days we have had. They just seem to get better! I have just come off watch having witness the most spectacular moonrise, a real harvest moon; a deep orange, enigmatically lighting the slithers of dark cloud t

RORC Madeira race Report No 14: Day 9 - Maderia here they come.....Nine days at sea may not seem a tremendously long period of time; I remember back in 1992 being at sea for 54 days, but for those of the crew who have not experienced anything like this before, 9 days must have felt like a lifetime. You have read the crews reports on how living cond

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