Sailing Logic Blog

Pudsey's Blog

Blog from Pudsey Bear. "Hello to all from our 9th crew member, that’s me, Pudsey Bear!  Now that the sea state is just about calm enough to use the laptop rather than it being flung somewhere across the boat I am able to use my big yellow paws to type.  Just over 24 hours in and finally I think most of us are starting to smile.&

Delivery Leg 2 - Ingrid's Blog

Delivery blog from crew member Ingrid:"After having some breakfast, we got the boat ready and left Lagos as finally the weather was better. Unfortunately the wind was not coming from the right direction so we had to motor instead of sailing. Passing several ships that were going to Gibraltar and by the time the sun went down, we were out of the TSS

Last day of term fun-day

After all the build up and tension to the Fastnet Race, the RORC season’s finale feels like a last day of term ‘activity’ day. The RORC Cherbourg Race is just 72 miles; leaving Cowes, the yachts race out past The Needles and down to the French port of Cherbourg… It’s a Friday evening booze cruise, is how I sell it to my better half, and for Lo

Rock & Roll - Arthur's 2015 Fastnet Race

The Fastnet Race fleet departs from Cowes on the Isle of Wight, before heading out southwest through the Solent and down the south of England, passed Lands End, before turning up northwest across the Irish sea to the very southern tip of Ireland and Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. Turning around the Rock, the yachts then head back down across the Iris

Florence and the Machine – RORC Channel Race

Race Report from Simon H - Arthur Logic. "This blog begins with the sad news that one of our team members, Frank, has had to withdraw from the Fastnet campaign for personal reasons. This is a blow as we'll miss his strength and concentration in the trimmer team, and perhaps more so even, in the 'socials' at the bars we somehow all find ourselv