Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing getting ready...

Only 2 weeks to go to the http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/home.html

This is Luke 'Parko' Parkinson, under-30 Bowman, in action during transatlantic training earlier in the year....

Leg / In-Port RaceFrom-ToStartDistance¹
In-Port Race Alicante October 4, 2014
Leg 1 - Start Alicante-Cape Town October 11, 2014 6,487 nm
In-Port Race Cape Town November 15, 2014
Leg 2 - Start Cape Town-Abu Dhabi November 19, 2014 6,125 nm
In-Port Race Abu Dhabi January 2, 2015
Leg 3 - Start Abu Dhabi-Sanya January 3, 2015 4,670 nm
In-Port Race Sanya February 7, 2015
Leg 4 - Start Sanya-Auckland February 8, 2015 5,264 nm
In-Port Race Auckland March 14, 2015
Leg 5 - Start Auckland-Itajai March 15, 2015 6,776 nm
In-Port Race ItajaĆ­ April 18, 2015
Leg 6 - Start Itajai-Newport April 19, 2015 5,010 nm
In-Port Race Newport May 16, 2015
Leg 7 - Start Newport-Lisbon May 17, 2015 2,800 nm
In-Port Race Lisbon June 6, 2015
Leg 8 - Start Lisbon-Lorient June 7, 2015 647 nm
In-Port Race Lorient June 14, 2015
Leg 9 - Start Lorient-Gothenburg ² June 17, 2015 960 nm
In-Port Race Gothenburg June 27, 2015
Total Distance: 38,739 nm
¹ Distance is calculated using great circle, predicted waypoints and course limitations
² There’ll be a 24-hour pit-stop at The Hague between Lorient and Gothenburg

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Look who tipped up at the Stable on Friday...



... our legendary Mule Steve Day

Sunday, 14 September 2014

On the way up...

Lining up, race 1....

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Go go mule

Check out the new super light Met Parachute helmets...

Bonito Andorra