Post TJV interview with Stephen Kirker on South Africa’s national radio station. Have a listen here. Yes as usual Stephen asked about Mums fruit cake ?.
Author Archive | Phillippa Hutton-Squire
Massive congratulations to Phillippa and Pip, who just crossed the finish line in a time of 28 days 19hrs 48mins 20secs covering a distance of 5931 miles. In 9th place. Its been such a tough and close race for girls who nearly pulled back a place in the last few miles and got with in […]
Watch the girls arrival in Brazil and what they had to say http://www.dailymotion.com/…/x3f58a5_arrivee-consise2-class…
Last night was the RORC prize giving in London. Concise 2 came second behind Concise 8 in this years Class40 points. Thank you to the girls and Team Concise who went and represented us last night. A big Thank you to Tony and the Team for a wonderful RORC year on the water.A massive […]
The sea is black with the milky way over head and big black clouds on the horizon while the pink kite sails us on. I am driving and trying my utmost best to make the boat sail down the messy sea while the boat whobbles in the breeze that is trying to die down […]
The third week of the TJV has just flown by, while we thought we would arrive in Itajai this week sadly it has been a bit of a slow race. Pip and I both have full time jobs to go back to so we have had to notify work that we will be arriving home […]
What more could you want than blue seas, blue skies, 15 knots of wind and a true wind angle of 90 to 110? Concise 2 is in her element! Gennaker, stay sail and full main as we blast across the equator. This is familiar territory for Pip and I. This is my 3rd time across […]
http://www.transat-jacques-vabre.com/sites/default/files/audio/son/concise2_phs_20151114_e.mp3 An Audio from the boat. Phillippa speaks to the race committee about how she looks forward to being in the Southern Hemisphere again.
Lovely day, downwind warm sailing. Drying things out and catching upon maintenance jobs. Lots of little jobs to be done…. Sail repairs, sponging bilges, tightened up on gooseneck nut, couple of little lashings and helming Concise2 south!
This is our 3rd Monday at sea and we are only just half way to Itajai. I cant believe how slow this race has been. I would have thought that by now we would be at the equator. Yesterday we made a tactical decision to head west again. Having looked at the front runners and […]