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Helicopter Drama

Although the winds have eased, Day 4 of RB&I is proving to be quite eventful already.Simon tells us "Drama on board Scarlet Logic at 09:30hrs today as we hear a rescue helicopter coming close by who call us up on Channel 16. First thought was that someone had accidentally set off a Personal Locator Beacon or our EPIRB had activated. We were

RBI - Day 4

4 days, 606NM and numerous sail changes into the RORC Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race and our team on Scarlet Logic are still leading in Class IRC2 and 4th Overall.The ‘normal yachts’ are now just passing the Shetland Isles as they approach Muckle Flugga – the most Northerly point on the route. The wind has come round and the teams are

RBI Day 2

At the end of day 2, Scarlet Logic are still leading Class 2 and have just passed Hull. Meanwhile the trimaran Oman-sail are on track to beat the course record having already rounded Muckleflugga - the most northerly point of the British Isles. And possibly the best named.A number of retirees were announced yesterday as strong winds and big seas to

#RORCSRBI - Who we're watching...

In a race it's all about how your friends and foes are doing. Here's our guide to our RB&I competition:Us: Scarlet Logic. Leading Class IRC 2 and upto 4th now in IRC Overall. This team is our crew from Sailing Logic, skippered by Ross Applebey.  So far they have reported a top speed of 22.5knts – which is a Scarlet record likely to

RBI Day 1. Top boat speed 20.7 knots!

The RORC Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race is underway – after a 21 hour postponement due to the strong winds caused by Storm ‘Bertha’.With the downwind conditions, the race has got off to a rapid start – after just 6 hours, the trimaran Oman-Sail is already somewhere off the Norfolk coast!The Sailing Logic crew on Scarlet Logic&nbs

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