Grand Prix Douarnenez, Day 1

Our first day of competition! Today started with a skipper’s briefing at the marina and then a long delay as we waite for the rain to clear and the wind to increase.  While we waited we showed off the boat to a group of school children who were learning to sail.  Eventually the wind filled […]

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Phesheya-Racing and other Class 40s moored in Douarnenez

Delivery to Douarnenez

Phesheya-Racing and other Class 40s moored in Douarnenez Phesheya-Racing has arrived in Douarnenez.  The Douarnenez Grand Prix regatta starts on 29 April with speed trials across the bay.  There are 10 Class 40s entered in the event. Our delivery from Hamble went smoothly, though once again we experienced a good amount of upwind sailing!  Phillippa […]

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Training with Mowgli

This video was made as we trained with Mowgli (SunGard Front Arena) on the Solent.  Marco and Paul where sailing double-handed while Phesheya-Racing was fully crewed so the tacking duel was not really fair but both boats were able to benefit from the discussions about trim, etc , that followed in the pub afterwards!

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Training in the Solent

Training on the Solent

This weekend provided a perfect opportunity for some training aboard Phesheya-Racing.  With our first regatta being a fully crewed event we took the time to practice with Mark Featherstone, Steve Botes and John Stevens joining us aboard the Class 40.  The weather was light on both days but ideal for checking out our spinnakers.  On Saturday […]

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