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A fény a világ végén – Vendée Globe website publikáció nyomán

Miután körbevitorlázták az Antarktiszt, a Vendée Globe versenyzői a Horn-fokot kerülik meg, majd pár mérfölddel később Patagónia és Staten Island csúcsánál haladnak el, miközben a híres világítótorony pislog rájuk a világ végén. Nem messze a Horn-foktól egy másik sziget húzódik … folytatás

Less than two months until the start – VG2016 skippers’ briefing in Les Sables d’Olonne

VG 2016 SKIPPERS’ MEETING The official skippers briefing of the 2016-17 Vendée Globe solo around the world sailing race took place on 8th-9th September, less than two months before the start of the eighth edition of this legendary race in the … folytatás

SOH Imoca60 – 6th July – The Arrival : transat from Les Sables d’Olonne to Newport – photo_BillyBlack

Hello Newport! Spirit of Hungary has arrived in Newport after 19 days of sailing across the Atlantic Ocean all the way from the birth city of the legendary Vendée Globe race: Les Sables d’Olonne, France 🙂 Not so soon with the … folytatás

SOH Ship’s log from Nándor: 30th June – 5th July, on the way to Newport – Crossed the difficult Golf stream – Getting closer and closer

“the main stream of the Golf with its 3-4 knots makes our lives difficult onboard… Suddenly, at least 6  enormous floating factories appeared around us, with speeds about 16 kts…” [Chronological order from bottom to top] 4th July, co-skipper Patrik … folytatás

SOH Imoca60 Ship’s log: Nándor Fa, 26-27 June – “I love Socrates’ saying that “virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue”

“We saw that Patrick’s bag of food is awfully slim, but he wouldn’t tell us. The port is still far away, … I love Socrates’ saying that “virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue”… I would do … folytatás

SOH Ship’s log from Nándor: 24-25 June. The Atlantic does not lack fishing boats and whales.

The most beautiful timing is when you need to change sails at night… and so this is what happened. The only good alternative was the A2, we hoisted it … 585 sq. metres … once we massively lied down in … folytatás

SOH IMOCA60 SHIP’S LOG – NÁNDOR FA, 20 – 23 Jun 2016 – Transat to Newport

Ship’s log from Nándor Fa on 20-21-22-23 June, on the way to Newport (USA RhI) from Les Sables d’Olonne (Fr). 20. 06., 11:00 GMT The night and the morning were beautiful, with clear blue sky, full moon (almost), and a … folytatás