Monthly Archives: December 2017

Drone pics

One has to agree that  the pictures, taken by drones operated from the Volvo Ocean boats, are amazing. I would love to know what kind of drones they are using. They must be quite powerful when you consider the wind … Continue reading

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Carcassonne festival 2018

Quite a few interesting names for next year’s festival in July. I shall have to book a few tickets I think.    

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Well done

What can one say. Brilliant round the world record. Welcome back in France Francois.    

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Bad news from the South Atlantic

Yves le Blevec capsized just after passing the Cape Horn early this morning. There was a strong 30 to 50 knots wind with burns up to 70 knots. One of the arms on the port side broke. Apparently he is secure … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race – Leg 3

A very windy start last Sunday apparently. It is worth watching some of the videos if you like sailing. Below an extract of the volvooceanrace.com blog from early this morning. “Six of the seven Volvo Ocean Race boats remain in … Continue reading

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CET HOMME FUT LE PROPRIÉTAIRE, IL CONDUISIT LA MÊME VOITURE DURANT 82 ANS. Pouvez-vous imaginer avoir la même voiture durant 82 ans ! Posez-vous la question :  “Quelle voiture ai-je gardée le plus longtemps ?”    M. Allen Swift (Springfield, … Continue reading

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In-port race

Well done boys. The start of Leg 2 Cape Town to Melbourne will start this coming Sunday 10th December. Quite a exciting leg in the south seas.

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