RACE DAY BY DAY

Time for a summary: pictures and Ari’s posts during the fabulous and tough Route du Rhum 2018. Visit also Tekniikan Maailma, who made a nice Finnish summary worth taking a look. The start day Nov 4th weather was good which was a pleasure not only for the skippers but for the hundreds of thousands of followers...

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!!

GOODBYE HELSINKI

Today, it is exactly 6 weeks to the start of the legendary Route du Rhum. Ariel2 is on her way to Gosport, U.K. She set sails on Friday night and you can follow her on the map by clicking this link. Summer went so quickly. After an active period of PR sailings in August me...

ROUTE DU RHUM

Legendaarisen Route du Rhum -yksinpurjehduskilpailun lähtölaukaus kajahtaa marraskuun 4. Siihen on vajaat kolme kuukautta. 40-vuotis juhlakisasta on tulossa monella tapaa ennätyksellinen. 122 venettä starttaa marraskuun alussa noin 5000 kilometrin pituiselle vanhalle rommireitille Ranskan Saint-Malosta Karibian Guadeloupelle.  Source: Route du Rhum 2014   Kisaluokkia on kuusi: ULTIME eli yli 100-jalkaiset monirunkoiset (6) MULTI 50 eli 50-jalkaiset monirunkoiset (6)...