Sailing Logic Blog

St Malo Race Round-Up

What an exciting downwind race! Unlike the previous few years of driftathon racing, this year’s RORC St Malo race was a real challenge for both crews and boats.First Mate Ollie on Winston explains, “The angles meant we were always on the edge – never a simple, straight downwind run.” It was a quick reach out of the Solent and this set the pace

Fastnet Training weekend 2 – Dark and Stormy

Blog from Simon on Arthur Logic: "A weekend of changes; Nick is away enjoying himself, blasting around Solent's J Cup courses – hopefully building his winning streak to transfer to Arthur, so Jim has joined us for the day on Saturday as our locum skipper. Anna arrives onboard and completes our crew of 10, so for all those hopefuls wishing to j

Galahad joins the Fastnet fun

Blog from Mag on Galahad, as the crew of 'compact campaign' Fastnet-ers met for their first training session this weekend. They may have started later than the other crews, but they have lost no time in getting stuck in!  "For a weekend of variable wind speed, starting on Saturday at about 15 knots, but dropping on Sunday to 8 knots, there was

Arthur Logic: The race to Eddystone and back

Race Report from Simon H. Arthur Logic."Our first race together, and the chance to put into practice the drills that Nick and George our skipper and mate were drumming into us on the training weekend.Crew onboard on Friday, food and water stowed below; amazing how much can be squirreled away into the various hide-aways in Arthur. Everyone up early

Fastnet 2015 - it's started!

Blog from Simon H. Arthur Logic.Training Weekend 1 Fastnet 2015Day 1 and the shipmates are getting restless… not another day in the Big Brother House, but two new teams meeting up for the first time to start the 2015 Fastnet campaign. Bacon butties, coffee and juice to get things started then on with the introductions, including a great little intr