Day: December 1, 2016

After a decent night making steady headway alternating between headsails and the Code zero we thought life was pretty good onboard Challenger until with the coming up of the sun, the Zero started to wilt, the main started to slat and in short order we ran slap bang into the middle of a wind hole. …

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So, has anyone noticed this race is taking forever? Now granted we are not leading the pack but hell’s teeth we’re still within spitting distance of Africa! Where are the white fluffy clouds? Where is the constant 20kt tradewinds we were all expecting? Come on RORC flip the switch- it’s hot out here. Had I …

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