Sailing Logic Blog

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

Fastnet 2015 - It's All Over

After 4 months of training, planning, preparation, learning, sailing, learning some more, finally the Rolex Fastnet 2015 campaign is all over. It’s been brilliant. Sailing Logic’s 3 teams of individuals on board Arthur Logic, Galahad Logic and Winston Logic have done it – they have all qualified for and competed in the famous Rolex Fastnet

No Wind, Wind, Sun, Rain, Dolphins and a Rock

After the early stages of the race involved bobbing around with little momentum, sailors are being kept on their toes now!  Overnight conditions have changed from Caribbean-esque to weather more typical of the Irish Sea; overcast, windy and raining. Unlike most previous years, the delay has meant all our Fastnet crews have all rounded the rock

Galahad Around The Rock

This morning, Galahad Logic rounded the rock! Whoop whoop!! They are the first of the Sailing Logic boats to make it around, still holding on to 20th in class.The wind has built to 15 knots and with a an 8 knot boat speed, the crews will really feel like they are stretching their legs, able to finally get moving and get trimming! The team look