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Heli Rescue Highlight

By Sylwia Jablonska, Barclays Sailing Club, racing on Profile Logic “This was our second training weekend in the Fastnet Campaign, and the third time on the water on Sailing Logic’s Beneteau 40.7 ‘Profile Logic’ so we are becoming suitably weathered. A few crew made the Sailing Logic social on Friday, but most of us arrived on Saturday morning – a

Myth of Malham - Race Report

The RORC Myth of Malham Race was blessed with benign conditions this weekend (remember last year when only about 5 boats actually finished it, or the year before when it was blowing over 30 knots most of the way?!) – so the first RORC race of the Sailing Logic Fastnet Campaign 2013 was a perfect introduction! A total of 116 boats lined up to start

Myth of Malham - It's not a myth, but a boat.

The Myth of Malham was designed by John Laurent Giles (1901-69), who also designed the evergreen Vertue and Angus Primrose (missing at sea 1980), who penned Sir Francis Chichester's Gypsy Moth IV. A boat designed specifically for the Fastnet race of 1947, she was 37'6" and built by Hugh McClean & Co at Greenock, to exploit the RORC rule of the

Small fish in a large pond

Fastnet Training weekend Report from Elaine. Crew member on Jaguar Logic "I've done a few challenges in my time, have to scare myself once in a while, just to check I'm still alive. Coming from a small island I'm used to being a large fish in a small pond, the first training weekend wasn't so much a kick in the backside, as a nudge in the right d

Like Lambs to the Slaughter

Fastnet Training Weekend 1. By Graham D. Crew on Jaguar Logic. We all duly arrived on the sunny lawns of the Royal Airforce Club for the long-awaited reveal. Some tentatively hiding in the corners, some relaxing in the sun, some assured with their tails held high. We all had something in common but knew very little else about each other. The ones