Hi Followers! Great evening and night yesterday, amazing stars all night, we are lucky when we get to see that without the city lights. Started off bad for 5sies, went looking for the rum and someone brought Blackheart! It got promptly banished back in the gold card toting bikies bag. Lucky there is plenty of [...]
The comedic team from Ave Gitana required assistance getting in their marina berth at stupid o'clock this morning, however the amazing team here in Noumea were quick to ensure it was a seamless event. It didn't take long to tow the Crowther 40 into the Port Moselle and once they were safety tied up, the [...]
The crew from Noumea, New Caledonia are happy to be home after a hard slog for over four days. There was a time when the team were hove to when 40 knots was belting down on them. But there were all smiles when greeted on the dock. Birdies Furax finished in 4d 16h 34m 32s. [...]
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 [...]
After an intense hew days on the high seas, the Shaw 12 Blink crossed the finish line after 4 days, 14 hours, 14 minutes and 54 seconds. The crew, who represent the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club in Wellington, were wet, tired and thrilled to be finished.
After a tormenting race, Equilibrium finally crossed the finish line after 4d 13h 6m 31s. They were the third Auckland boat to finish. Well done team!
Hi All Further update for you all as follows:- The young agile chaps on this boat did what can only be described as an amazing job up on the bow and at mast earlier, we now have the sail removed from the loose forestay furler and stowed away and the loose forestay furler is lashed [...]
Miss Scarlet, the IRC52 has crossed the finish line in Noumea after 4 days 6 hours 44 minutes and 5 seconds. William Goodfellow, skipper of the boat said that didn't see the sun once during the race, but that it was "an awesome send, especially coming up to the finish." The team are enjoying post [...]
Congratulations to Brian Petersen and his Ran Tan II crew for claiming line honours in the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race. Ran Tan had a great tussle with Sydney TP52, Frantic which kept them pushing all the way to the finish line. The team crossed the finish line in Noumea at 13:13:29 New Caledonian time, [...]
"At last the breeze has gone aft I can write something. We left Opua at 0230am on the 6th June as the wind went west. We passed Carrera at Russell but they didn’t want to say hello, must have had a bit on or don’t talk to cruisers being a race boat. But most likely [...]