Monthly Archives: November 2017

Second crazy Frenchman

Exactly 24 hours ago, Yves Le Blevec left for a record attempt non stop around the world. Unlike Francois Gabart mentioned in one of my earlier post, Yves is taking the “reverse” route i.e East to West against the dominating … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race – Leg 2

After a very exciting 19 days from Lisbon the first boat Mapfre arrived yesterday in Cape town. Just under 3 hours later the team on board Dongfeng crossed the line In third place Vesta crossed the line 1h35 after Dongfeng. … Continue reading

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Another crazy Frenchman to follow

On November 4th, Fran├žois Gabart left France on his super Trimaran in an attempt to beat the world record rounding the earth. The previous record of 49 days 3hours and 4 minutes being help by another Frenchman Thomas Coville. His … Continue reading

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Superb week-end

A trip full of emotions down memory lane. Marseille Marseille is where my mother was born and grew up. She met my dad there. He was living there at the time. In fact he went to school there as well … Continue reading

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What a race…

After almost 9 days on the way from Lisbon the Cape Town, only a few miles separate the Volvo Ocean Race boats. Tactics are of the utmost importance to ensure catching the carrying winds across the south Atlantic. With the … Continue reading

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