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March Newsletter – Competition and Casamara Need Crew

March 2012 Vol.1 Issue 7 – Casamara Latest News Casamara need Crew Many of you will be familiar with Casamara, the Discovery 55 that took part in last years ARC Race and posted daily updates of the race on this

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Day 17 – Nearly there…….

Day 17 nearly there.. Sorry I’m late posting this one, busy day, so nearly there and some history about the Northumberland Fusiliers……. Hi Everyone Very nearly there and what a great trip. Shame that we have had to motor the

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Day 16 – Crew Overboard on the Penultimate Day

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Crew Overboard I was starting to worry the blog wouldn’t be coming today but now I know why….Caribbean time!  So here we have Day 16 – crew overboard! Day 16 Hello everyone Our penultimate day at sea! There was a

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Day 15 – A Guest Blogger on the Guest Blog!

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Guest Blog Day 15 – Charlie’s guest blog Civilization as we know it and the skipper is chilled; so this blog, my first, is from Charlie – the new boy on the block. Until I arrived in Las Palmas I

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Day 14 – Under 700nm to go


700nm to go 700nm to go and Roast Lamb.  This has to be my favourite roast, I hope you managed to cook it without any mishaps….. Day 14 Hi everyone, We are now under 700nm to ST L. Today has

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Day 13 and thoughts turn to home.


Home Thoughts Thoughts turn to home on Day 13 Hi Everyone Busy night last night with squalls, so everyone has had a restful day today. The full English got put back to lunch and we duly sat down to the

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Day 11 Again! – Squalls


Squalls on Day 11 Day 11 again, maybe this is due to crossing time zones or the squalls! Hi everyone Great day sailing with some good boat speed. Also experienced our first squalls – which I find quite intimidating as

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Day 11 – A quiet day for Casamara


Casamara Day 11 – and alls quiet and well on Casamara. Hi everyone, No too much to report today on Casamara. we have been on same tack all day and creaming along. We constantly supervise chafe and so far so

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ARC Race Casamara are in the groove – Day 8

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In the Groove Day 8 (not sure where Day 7 went!) and the Crew seem to be having a blast and getting in the groove! Hi everyone, Today has been another blue sky sailing day with great trade winds.  We

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Day 5 – ARC Race heroes up the mast


Up the mast Great excitement on Day 5, with mast shenanigans… Hi Everyone, Well we were going fine and Charlie and I were on watch commenting on how much fun this was when suddenly the genoa ended up in the

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