13th June 2015 – Glorious Gaffel

Start position – RSrnYC Start time – 11:00 Start engine hrs – 499.4 Towards – RSrnYC ETA –  15:00 Finish position – RSrnYC Finish time – 15:10 Finish engine hrs – 500.6 Distance travelled – 22nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – WSW 5-6, Partly cloudy New faults – Guide bullseye for port staysail sheet is breaking up So what […]

7th June 2015 – RSrnYC Pursuit Race

Start position – RSrnYC Start time – 10:10 Start engine hrs – 496.4 Destination – RSrnYC (via Cowes) ETA – 18:00 Finish position – RSrnYC Finish time – 17:30 Finish engine hrs – 499.4 Distance travelled – 15nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Janice & Ray Weather – NE-NW 1-3, Sunshine New faults – None We headed down to Hamble early, to join […]

Old friends

Ivy Green is reconnecting with all sorts of old friends at the moment, as well as making a few new ones. It’s good to see various members of the Dumas family, and their friends, online and around the world. We also met a few in person in Yarmouth at the weekend. I missed most of […]

31st May 2015 – End of YOGAFF

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 14:55 Start engine hrs – 494.7 Destination – RSrnYC ETA –  18:30 Finish position – RSrnYC Finish time – 18:10 Finish engine hrs – 496.4 Distance travelled – 13nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – Cloudy, W-NW 5-6 New faults – Along with most of the 100 strong fleet, we waited out the […]

30th May 2015 – YOGAFF race

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 09:10 Start engine hrs – 494.1 Destination – Yarmouth ETA –  13:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 13:20 Finish engine hrs – 494.7 Distance travelled – 17nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Steve & Karen Weather – Partly cloudy SW4 New faults – Jib furler bearing not working We spent Friday, […]

28th May 2015 – To YOGAFF

Start position – RSrnYC Start time – 13:45 Start engine hrs – 490.4 Destination – Yarmouth ETA –  17:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 19:15 Finish engine hrs – 494.1 Distance travelled – 20nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – Cloudy, W4-6/7 New faults – shackle on jib purchase Well that was a slog, 5.5 hrs to […]

17th May 2015 – Solent

Start position – RSrnYC Start time – 11:50 Start engine hrs – 488.9 Destination -RSrnYC ETA –  <17:00 Finish position – RSrnYC Finish time – 16:50 Finish engine hrs – 490.4 Distance travelled – 23nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Oliver, Aline Weather – SW3, building, gust 5-6, Sunshine New faults – Rope on foot of jib loose We took Oliver […]

4th May 2015 – Home to Hamble

Start position – Chichester marina Start time – 08:05 Start engine hrs – 486.1 Destination – RSrnYC ETA –  13:30 Finish position – RSRnYC Finish time – 13:40 Finish engine hrs – 488.9 Distance travelled – 25nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – S 2-3, sunshine LW Chichester 05:40, 1.0m HW Hamble  11:55-14:20 New faults – Hatch protectors home for […]