Sun 14 August 2011 1050 hrs
Premier Flair - RORC Fastnet Race IRC2
Sun 14 Aug 2011 09:58
Good Morning Everyone
We have left Swanwick Marina, passed through the identity gate, where we had to show our storm sails and confirm our crew numbers.
The starting sequence has just commenced - the non IRC racers are going first - the big cats, Volvos etc., followed by the IRC classes in reverse order, ie. IRC4, 3, 2,1 etc. Our start will be at1210.
We have just enjoyed a delicious bacon butty and coffee is about to come up - so all going well.
The weather is sunny with puffy clouds and about 12 knots of wind from the SW.