Sailing Logic Blog

Blog from Middle Sea Race

Written by James Richman. First mate of Lion Logic. Our Rolex Middle Sea Race campaign began on the 14th October. Two days of tough race training on the Monday and Tuesday put us in good shape for the challenging Coastal Race on the Wednesday. That morning, with strong winds forecast many anxious crews made their way to the start line. The wind w

Winners of Middle Sea Coastal Race

Skippers Tim Thubron and Jim Bennett were delighted to lead the crew of Sailing Logic's Lion Logic to victory in the Rolex Middle Sea Coastal Race. The Coastal Race is a popular feature of the Middle Sea Race, providing a great warm-up opportunity. This year the conditions for training were hot, humid and light airs although the coastal race was m

Cat and Mouse Games!

The 2013 Rolex Middle Sea Race can so far be summed up with the phrase – “It’s anyone’s game!” The shifty, light winds have given advantages where least expected, giving equal opportunities to both newcomers and experienced yachts and Lion Logic have been in full hunting mode overnight! Artie-RTFX the local Maltese yacht in class 3, favourite to w

RMSR Report. Day 3 am.

The team for the Rolex Middle Sea Race met for the first time, in Malta, just 7 days ago. After a quick familiarisation with the yacht and a training day, the crew took Lion Logic to victory in the warm-up Coastal Race. From light airs and 27-28C the crew were suddenly faced with strong winds of upto 30 knots! Unfortunately they suffered considera

Big Red on Tour

Training has started for the crew of Lion Logic in the 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race. For the first time, we have decided to take our ‘Big Red’ Maltese flag branded spinnaker out to Malta for the Middle Sea Race!  It is hard to believe that 'big red' was racing in the Hamble Winter Series on Sunday, then was sailing in Malta on Monday! Hopefully