Sailing Logic Blog

Still Going

Over the past two days of the Volvo Round Ireland Race, those of us in the office are glued to the tracker and we have noticed a steady stream of yachts retiring. Some strong winds and big waves have wreaked damage on many boats, in fact 1 in 4 boats (25%) in IRC have retired so far.So the crew of Arthur are doing absolutely brilliantly to be still

Half Way

Arthur are now well over half way and no doubt quite happy about continuing to bear away to a more downwind angle.Monday afternoon, Mags reported "Monday 13:21 -  the sun is out and spirits are greatly lifted The Skelligs are looking wonderful. We've had hot food so are gastro delighted. Beared away from the wind a bit and with the heat from

Rolling into Monday

Mag Reports: "Monday 06:08 starts with lovely rollers off the coast of Mizen Head, the most south westerly point of Ireland. Comic events in the kitchen, the fire alarm was going off for Clare but we are super excited about first hot food since Saturday. Wayne's jacket inflated on the rail due to a naughty wave. Luckily we have plenty of s

It's getting serious now

Blog from the boat - written by Mags:"We changed watch at about 10:00 and we've got about 14 knots of wind off Ballycotton Bay. Up the rebels!! Sea conditions are manageable and we have the company of a few boats around us as we tack across each other, including catamaran Bare Necessities.There has been a lot of rain and with it wind. The fact that

Arthur Logic Race Update

Blog From Mags:"We had a fair, over the line start to the day, took us South along the beautiful East Coast from Wicklow Harbour. The Navy were on one end of the line, with Wicklow Harbour Lighthouse on the other.As all the monohulls started together there were over 60 boats on the start line which was exciting! I got personally emotional at the st