Leg 1 Dolphins and Rainbows. 12/08/2018
It was an early start for the fleet as they slipped lines at 0500 and headed out of Dart Harbour to make the most of daylight for their 73nm passage to Guernsey. Once out of the harbour the fleet were treated to a beautiful sunrise on their port side with a rainbow to their starboard. Sadly Spontanee had to return to Darthaven with engine problems, they are hoping to re-join the rally if they manage to repair it. With light winds being experienced across the fleet the same forecast for much of the crossing this was a wise decision. Martijn from Eclipse kicked off the birthday celebrations for his father Marcus with a radio check, to ensure they could hear a spectacular rendition of... Click here for more info..