A massive thanks to NZDF 230 SQN for capturing these amazing pics of some of our fleet a few days into the race while they were flying over doing official work. This was completely unplanned, but super exciting for Ran Tan Racing, Miss Scarlet, Equilibrium, Birdies Furax, Blink and Ave Gitana! RAN TAN II [...]
So, here is a 3 paragraph resume of the race. We left Paradise Bay ready to regain the miles lost and I think the crew of Ave did a bloody good job of it. Unfortunately, pushing a bit, first we pulled a halyard distributor out of the deck cutting the gennaker halyard in 2 and [...]
Check out all the arrival videos and hear directly from the skippers once they set foot on dry land after the 998nm race from Auckland to Noumea.
Check out the photos from the start of the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race thanks to Brad Davies / Live Sail Die. 2018 Auckland to Noumea Start • Brad Davies Live Sail Die 2018 Auckland to Noumea Start • Brad Davies Live Sail Die 2018 Auckland to Noumea Start • [...]
Check out these before the start and after the finish photos of Notorious, Miss Scarlet, Ave Gitana, Blink, Birdies Furax, Carreras, Equilibrium and Ran Tan Racing! Ave Gitana Birdies Furax2 Blink CarreraS Equilibrium Notorious Ran Tan II Miss Scarlet
It's been a long week, but the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race is now complete, with winners crowned, stories shared and memories made that will last a life time. Our fleet experienced some of the toughest sailing conditions they have ever faced. All 10 boats who entered the Auckland Noumea Yacht Race made it to [...]
They may not be in the results, but they are definitely part of the event. Check out the smiles on the Clockwork dials after their delivery to Noumea!
t's great to see CarreraS finally making it to Noumea! They definitely get the prize for most distance sailed. Well done team!
The salty sea dogs from the Moody Blue Super Tanker don't understand why the others are complaining about rough conditions!! "It was a pleasant cruise!" Ha!
The lads and lady from Notorious arrived at dawn on Saturday 9 June, tired, emotional and sore. But amongst the misery, was sheer joy as their feet touched dry land in Noumea after five days at sea. Check out their smiles! Video coming soon.