I’m lucky enough to be enjoying a long weekend in sunny Scandinavia – having flown up to Oslo, Norway to join some Viking pals for this race on Wednesday.
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Light winds dominated over the weekend as our home club, Reale Club Nautico Calpe, hosted the last race in this Spring Series. The club overlaid the weekend with its own Rumbo Solidario Regatta, planning four windward / leeward races on Saturday and Sunday. The first of those four was chosen as the last 5 Clubs event. read more →
Simply out sailed – out classed. But what a fun event. Our team of ‘weekend warriors’ weren’t at all phased to be mixing it with some of the world’s best sailors, but afraid we didn’t do well. Not making any excuses as we made a few mistakes, but with the ORC rating we were placed in Division 1 where our competitors were typically 40′ or more, meant it was tough mixing it with them over such short courses.