Topic: Mistakes

1-2. Hobart (Tasmania)-Dunedin (NZ)

Jan 23, 2005 - 1700hrs SYD │Dunedin, NZ │Knockdown Damage Report

Greetings from Dunedin – late, with apologies. Lost an hour’s email yesterday when the slot machine gizmo on this pc crashed and reset my screen so I’m having another go, but in instalments. We’ve been assessing damage – rather more than first impressions but still relatively superficial and some of it quite surprising, and then arranging fixes, delivery of spares and just churning the inside of the boat to make it more manageable. … Continue reading

1-30. To abeam Cape Leeuwin

Nov 27, 2005 - 2355hrs UTC

2355hrs 27 Nov 2005 UTC 46’31”S 104’06”E Ref 594

A little story of error and silliness: A couple of days ago, I noticed an area of chafe on one of the spinnaker topping lifts which are 6mm spectraSpectra™ : – a highly modified polyethylene fibre with many applications such … Continue reading