Notorious to use “organic electronics”

We've received an update from Notorious stating that all is well on board and the crew are in good spirits. "But we are all looking forward to the good spirits available from the bar!" said skipper Christiaan Arns. However he also reported that they have no power left on board, so the approach to Noumea [...]

2018-06-08T14:35:07+12:00 June 8th, 2018|Boat News, Notorious|

Position Report: Monday 4 June AM

The fleet has reported in with Taupo Maritime Radio this morning in accordance to the sailing instruction requirements to provide mandatory position reports. The fleet is currently experiencing 25-30knot on the nose as they creep closer to the top of New Zealand. Fleet - Monday 0530hrs Boats will now be leaving general cell [...]

2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race is underway

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Auckland Noumea Yacht Race is underway with eight boats hitting the start line in heinous conditions, including wind, rain and an extreme lack of sunshine. Meanwhile, it's 24 degrees and perfect in Noumea. The RAYC canon was fired on time, and all boats hit the line ready to race. The [...]

A trailer load of boat bits

Notorious’s captain Christiaan Arns with his trailer load of kit which was delivered to our container sponsor Burnard International! Burnard International is managing the container which takes all of the boats cruising gear and whatever they need for their return voyage back to New Zealand or beyond. Great to see Christiaan so excited about the [...]

2018-05-28T22:03:58+12:00 May 3rd, 2018|Boat News, Notorious|