Mid-Race NZDF 230 SQN Flyover

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 [...]

Miss Scarlet finish in torrential rain!

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 [...]

2018-06-07T20:19:23+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Boat News, Miss Scarlet|

What is the most popular item on board Miss Scarlet?

Getting updates from the fleet is always tough when it's 30 knots on the nose with a massive sea state. This isn't the Volvo Ocean Race, so we can't just turn on the on board camera and check out who is vomiting over the transom. But we can get emails after a bit of a [...]

2018-06-05T07:54:20+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Boat News, Miss Scarlet|

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 [...]