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Blog from Maire Phillips - shoreside in Antigua

The horizon was a blast of crimson lights -  the most brilliant dramatic skyline as the sun set over Falmouth Harbour as  Hydrocarbon Logic approached  the finish line. They were greeted  by the most dramatic gorgeous sky. I was in the Antigua Yacht Club as cameras flashed to capture the scene.  What a dramatic end to the r

Hydrocarbon finish Caribbean 600 at 19.15 local time

At 19.15 local time this evening Hydrocarbon Logic crossed the finish line at Falmouth Harbour Antigua. After 3 ½ days of fantastic, but very hot sailing conditions all the crew are desperate for a cold beer, or maybe even 2! I think they might have just earned it! At the time I type this, Hydrocarbon have come 4th in class and are 16th ov

Caribbean 600 - Day 4 pm report

30 miles to go to cold beers!   Well another nail biting day, and Hydrocarbon is nearly home! They have been trying very hard to extend their on-the-water lead from EH01, but still this yacht is being sailed very well, and will not be shaken off. All of the crew are now exhausted, with tiredness and heat, but the thought of those cold beers

At last - Skippers blog!!

Many apologies to all our supporters for the lack of blogs from the boat!  We have a good excuse though….we have been racing very hard!  In actual fact down below during the day provides us with intense heat that makes Hydrocarbon a 50 foot powerful and fast sauna!  It even has a rocking mechanism fitted for good measure! 

Bow Man's blog - part 2

Latest Blog from Bowman Joseph Macdonald Day 3 and we’re already seeing the end: we’ve been racing hard, watch on, watch off, 4 hours at a time watching the miles creep down. It’s been quite eventful since the start, with the first day spent reaching, with the whole crew on the rail. We settled into our watch system that evening

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