Queensmead YC - Round the Island Race 2009
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  • 2009
    • June
      • RIR 2009 - Part 4 - The Return of the Jimbo
        06/20/09
        It’s now here. The eagerly awaited race weekend is starting, and the crew are back in action for the final time. Thursday evening was quiet, the usual hand over and provisioning, followed by a light bite in the local eat all you can Chinese rinsed down with a small glass of house red, then off to be

    • May
      • RIR 2009 - Part 3 - The Wind of Change
        05/17/09
        Well this is it, the last of the three training weekends is here, and again the infamous Queensmead yacht crew are back in action. The Friday started off very low key with the usual hand over and provisioning. The crew’s arrival was split, and the three of us decided to have a quite night of onboard

    • April
      • RIR 2009 - Part 2
        04/20/09
        Round the Island Race 2009

        Part two - The search for perfection!

        Well here we are again, the infamous Queensmead yacht crew are back in action for their second of three intensive sail training weekends before the big race where we are representing you. The Friday started with t

    • March
      • RIR 2009 - Part 1
        03/11/09
        Round the Island Race 2009

        Part 1 - The Story so far!

        I would like to start by dispelling the popular myth of old, that a breakaway fraction of the sailing club had gone off to play with some bigger toys, was just a bunch of no hope drunken layabouts. Well it turns out that thi