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ARC 2016 Blog 3

We have a blog from Joanna! Sounds like the offshore crazy speak has kicked in already. Don't worry - this happens every year at some point!Through the demanding deep dark rainy nights sometime east by bright star light and grey day with only little sunshine, Joanna takes us on a fast sometime wild easy ride in company with dolphins SW. Decide of

ARC 2016 blog 2

Arthur and Joanna are now a few days in to the epic race across the Atlantic with the ARC. They've been busy fishing, sailing, looking at weather routing, getting a suntan but not much blog writing!!Here is the second blog from Arthur-A recurring trait amongst all successful sports teams is healthy internal rivalry. The All Blacks,the inspirati

The ARC is off!!! Blog 1

The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers got underway from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday lunchtime. We have two First 40s racing - Arthur and Joanna - and we'll be getting regular blogs from the crews (hopefully!!). Here's the first from Arthur...Introducing Team All Black  "The All Black are the most admired sports team in the world. They a

The Sea The Sea!

Final wash-up blog from the wonderful Mags:"The Sea! The Sea!   From birth it has always drawn me, its smell, its pulse, its sound, i's taste, its constant motion. Getting tossed around in the waves, playing in the surf, swimming by the faithful stroke of a world travelled hound, sand castles on the shore, the pounding of a stormy

Wickow here we come

"magleahy: Thursday 11:45 Thankfully we are on the move. Wind speed is 7 knots and boat speed 6.5 knots with a bit of tide against us. Staying east to the Rhumb Line as we are expecting a southerly shift. Less than 50 miles as currently off Drogheda (Ground Hog Day), aiming for late tonight at Wicklow at this point and expecting to make use o