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Marine Mammals Research Association Expedition

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Marine Mammals Research Association Expedition 2018 One of the Lovesail members, Indigo Blue, is lucky enough to be involved with the Marine Mammals Research Association Expedition next year.  His yacht, Chance Discovery a Discovery 55, is used for the expedition

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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 9 – Gybing

Gybing Day 9 – Gybing already! Hi everyone, Beautiful morning spent lazing around.  This afternoon it was a bit cloudy and we took the pole down to check for wear and tear and then gybed.  This evening the wind has

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Dolphin Delights for Casamara on Day 4 of the ARC Race


Dolphin Delights Dolphins sighted and 2118.5nm to go for Casamara but all’s well in the galley…… Day 4 Had rain last night for twenty minutes which was nice as it gave deck and sails a wash.  Today has been another day

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No fish for Casamara…….

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No Fish and oh my goodness, Day 3 already…… Hi everyone, no fish! Another blue sky day. We are now heading to the north of the Cape Verde islands and going further South to obtain more wind. We had an

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Creative Cuisine for the Casamara Crew

Creative Cuisine is possible on a long voyage. Julian Kimberley Sailing Today Magazine’s cookery author and joint owner of GN Espace (pictured left above) is completing in this years ARC race on board Casamara, a Discovery 55.  We in the Lovesail

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Lovesail Competition

Autumn has definitely arrived in the South of England so time for a competition. I am looking out of my window over the front garden, the sky is blue and the sun is peeking over the roof tops.  It is

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