ARIEL2 ON HER WAY TO GOSPORT

Delivery sail from Finland to UK started around midday today. On board we are ARIEL2 Transat Jacques Vabre Co-skipper Mikey Ferguson and our key team player Turo Nummi. Foggy sea and little wind for the first 3 hours. Did some sightseeing in our beautiful archipelago before heading more South and offshore. Tonight downwind and...

BYE BYE SUMMER

Summer is over and for ARIEL2 it is time to leave Helsinki and the Baltic Sea. Transat Jacques Vabre Co-Skipper Mikey Ferguson is flying to Helsinki today and the delivery sailing to Gosport is expected to begin asap. It was beginning of June ARIEL2 arrived in Finland. Right after the 2000NM IMOCA Globe Series...

ARIEL2 KOTONA

Ariel2 on nyt Helsingissä ja valmiina ottamaan kyytiin kumppaneita ja heidän onnellisia sidosryhmiään. Siirtopurjehduksen loppuosa Kielistä Helsinkiin meni vauhdilla. Alle kolmessa päivässä.  Alkuosan isoksi osaksi tuulettomaan keliin verrattuna, pätkähän oli vallan mainio. Miehistöille suuri kiitos ja kumarrus hienosta työstä taas kerran. Brest – Kiel: Mickey Ferguson, Marianna-Puuperä Monier, Jari Selin, Reija Huusko Kiel –...

GREETINGS FROM DOURANENEZ

Getting ready for Bermudes 1000 Race in Port Rosmeur in Douarnenez, Bretagne, France. 17 IMOCAs will start the 2000NM race on Thursday 9.5. evening at 5 p.m. Sunday workout w/ Mikey Ferguson.     The team from left: Mikey Ferguson, Ari, Marianna Puuperä- Monier Imoca certificate renewed for 2019 👍💪        

ARRIVAL IN PICTURES

It’s already eight days since Ari crossed the finish line in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe. Let’s look back to the arrival and what happened next.   AROUND THE ISLAND  photos by Jari Salo ©SailingImages Basse de Terre Crew was ready to jump into the Highfield rib when Ari had 5 miles to go.   OVER THE...

READY FOR ARRIVAL

We are ready to start fixing the boat and looking forward to Ari arriving tomorrow evening local time! Thankfully the spare Pushpit has made it to Guadeloupe. From Gosport to London City Airport to Paris then on to Guadeloupe, says Mikey Ferguson. The Package has arrived!!