Jester Baltimore Challenge 2019

Welcome to the Jester Baltimore Challenge 2019 and the Jester ‘family’. The list of those interested in the Jester Baltimore Challenge 2019 (JBC 2019) is growing.  Please be aware that this list is in the public domain, so please do not forward any contact details you wish to withhold. You can keep up-to-date through the … Continue reading Jester Baltimore Challenge 2019

Jester Challenge: Preparing for a solo adventure

Originally published in PBO magazine by Ben Meakins, Feb 2015 Two-time solo Atlantic racer Basil Panakis shows PBO’s Ben Meakins how he prepared his 25ft yacht to face the Jester Challenge He that would go to sea for pleasure would go to hell for pastime,’ runs the old saying. But where does that leave the … Continue reading Jester Challenge: Preparing for a solo adventure

5th Annual Meet 20th September 2018

Fellow Jesters, The 5th annual Solent area SBS Jester meet will be held on Thursday 20th September 2018 at the Old Ship, Bridge Rd, Bursledon at 1930hrs. I suggest booking a table for 2000hrs. Please can you let me know numbers by Sunday 16 September 2017 to enable me to make a booking. All welcome. … Continue reading 5th Annual Meet 20th September 2018

Medusa’s challenge – Tim Luke

Tim and Medusa, First finishers Jester 2018. Transatlantic Summary (non technical): The stressful bit was getting Medusa to Plymouth a couple of weeks before the start. Then, with 72 hours to go, discovering that the replaced battery monitoring system had failed again and needed replacing during a Bank Holiday. Crossing the start line on 7th … Continue reading Medusa’s challenge – Tim Luke

What is The Jester Challenge?

Ewen Southby-Tailyour once descibed it as 'a modern experiment in old-fashioned self-reliance, self-sufficiency and personal responsibility' whereby single-handed sailors pit them selves against the worst the Atlantic can throw at them to reach The Azores or North America. Every two years a group of hardy sailors head for Plymouth to sail the Atlantic. The Challenge in … Continue reading What is The Jester Challenge?

Jester Challenge to Rhode Island 2018

Terms for The Jester Challenge 2018 The Tamar River Sailing Club is proud to welcome Jester Skippers and to host their event for another year. This year’s event will take place over the Early May Bank Holiday. TRSC will expect competitors between Friday 4th May and 7th May 2018 and competitors arriving between these dates can … Continue reading Jester Challenge to Rhode Island 2018