Kalimba - stories
By the time you are all reading this we will hopefully be in Saint Lucia but for now we are still crossing the Atlantic with another 140nm to go. The ARC's start was delayed by 2 days due to bad weather conditions and possible 6m swells. On Tuesday, 2 days later than scheduled we finally got going. It was certainly an exciting moment with over 200 yachts meandering about waiting to cross the start line without a second to waist irrelevant of the fact that we all still had over 2700nm to go. A couple of minutes before the start we were as Andy says "In all the gear with no idea", a fender still hanging out on our starboard side which I know will came back to bite us in the derrière due to the amount of photographs that were taken at the time. At the. read more...