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Day Two at Antigua Week

The wind built to between 14 and 18 knots for the second day of racing.  With two races scheduled it was going to be a physically tough day and our team aboard Hydrocarbon was going to be pushed hard! The going was tough and the competition of a very high standard!  After a great start in the first race of the Hydrocarbon struggled for b

Antigua Week Begins

Race one at Antigua week provided our team aboard Hydrocarbon with 12 knots of wind and intense heat.  Dehydration was the hardest battle today and I actually drank nearly five litres of water!  The team worked incredibly hard and really pushed hard.  After a few issues on the first beat and a tactical bluder Hydrocarbon was waloowin

James about to take a swim

Mark instigates an unexpected swim for James Wilkie, first mate) on day two of the training in Antigua on board Hydrocarbon! 

Spring Series 2011 - "Where was the wind?!"

  Despite breezes of upto 35kts mid-week the Wasash Spring Series 2011 was characterised by an unprecedented 6 weekends of light wind racing. Never in the history of the Spring series have we seen anything like it – not one windy race! The first weekend saw VisitMaltaPuma out training under the watchful eye of Finbar as Philippe Falle

'Fishy Tales' - A few days off in Antigua

  Having completed a personality profile at work recently, as part of our on going quest for excellence at Sailing Logic, I decided to take note of what was said and take action!  What stood out for me most was under the heading ‘Philippe is motivated by.’  The profile then suggested, “take regular holidays and tim

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