Crew member on GBR815 Longue Pierre
Well it's been as predicted a busy first day and a bit. Not a bad start,
the video of which I will drop around to the media centre at the end of the
race. Left the Solent and headed west as per plan. For a time we were
along side the VO65 of team Brunel.
Next the de vision to go south. I must admit that if it were a race to the
Channel Islands we were looking good. So good there was serious thought
given to going south of the cascutes TSS.
At this point (and others in later blogs), I must take a moment to thank
Diane, who by the end of the race will have truly spoilt us with many fine
Probably later than ideal we tacked and started the dash west. So came
and went the night of many sail changes. Plymouth came and went and now we
oh so slowly edge toward the new wind whilst the dolphins