DIARY-THE BIG DREAM
After months of preparation and a long delivery
trip,here we are at
11;00 Cast off.last contact with land for many days.
12:45 Start of race.Started with asymmetric ahead of the pack.Our two competitors,the Challenger 72 boats,started with genoas and soon fell behind.
14;00 An Austrian boat,Vaquita crosses ahead of us going very fast.She is a40ft racer and a strong enemy.We pass most of the cats including Stadium and are very well placsd.
16:00 Wind has freshened to 25knots and we are flying!We clocked 17.7knots and are steadily over 14.Saint Lucia here we come.