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A busy September

8th Oct, 2014

. The Southampton Boat Show  Since finishing the Azores race, I have been focused on raising the funds and support needed for the following season and the 2015 Mini Transat. The recent Southampton Boat Show was a great success with the support of Hudson Wight; I was able to raise  ...

Alone in the Atlantic: 2,540 nautical miles of solo racing complete

22nd Aug, 2014

Lizzy Foreman on Mini 633 Hudson Wight

. Racing my little 21 foot boat, ‘Hudson Wight’ (633) someway across the Atlantic has been a pretty amazing experience.  Over 18 1/2 days, we surfed endless waves, were knocked over sideways and pushed to breaking point.  For hours I hugged the helm, trimmed ...

LOG from Leg 2 of Les Sables - Les Azores - Les Sables

20th Aug, 2014

Thursday 7th August, 10. 30 . COG : 76° /  Distance to go: 1148 nm   / Wind: 278°, 25 knots. Seb (660) is just 1. 9nm ahead of me, to the North; while Jean-Marie (774) is 5. 7 nm ahead and to the South. I’ve managed to hold off Benoit (Gully-Vert) by a good 5 nm. Overnight I’ ...

Hello Horta!

31st Jul, 2014

Hello Horta!. After 10 days at sea, I crossed the finish line of Leg 1 of the Les Sables – Azores – Les Sables race midnight on Tuesday. I am very happy to be here; it has taken a couple of years work to get myself onto the Mini circuit, so to be here, moored up ...

Home sweet home

24th Jun, 2014

interview

Just one day after finishing the 220 nm Marie Agnes Peron, a solo race starting and finishing in Douarnenez, I was off again – across the channel and ‘home’ to the Isle of Wight.  . I set off on Monday the 16th June  in 15-20 knots from the NE, with the sun shining and d ...