Jester’s Ultimate Storm

Jester's Ultimate Storm by Mike Richey In Heavy Weather Sailing, Adlard Coles defines a survival storm, as distinct from a full gale, as those conditions in which, the wind at Force 10 or above and perhaps gusting at hurricane strength, wind and sea become the masters; there is little the unfortunate mariner can do. It is impossible … Continue reading Jester’s Ultimate Storm

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The Jester Challenge – A Personal View

The Jester Challenge is a curious phenomenon. Although notionally a transatlantic 'race' based on Blondie Hasler's outline for a Transatlantic Single-handed race Series Two, it is at the same time a lot less than that, and a lot more. It is a lot less in the sense that it is not really a race in … Continue reading The Jester Challenge – A Personal View