As the front of the Vendée Globe fleet reach 40 degrees South irreparable damage to Hugo Boss's port rudder causes Alex Thompson to divert to Cape Town and Apivia establishes a good lead. LinkedOut in second place leads the following pack of 18 boats as they reach the roaring forties.
The LSC is participating in the Virtual Regatta Vendee Globe Race around the world. As the fleet approaches the Azores 5 LSC skippers are well up in the race.
Extremely good value (£7 inc. p&p), these are available to members from the merchandise page.
Savvy Navvy passes the Solent Passage Planning Test
Garden Party on the Ouse
From 2nd June 2020 the River Seine and other waterways of the Paris Basin have been reopened for navigation by pleasure boats.
Virtual Regatta Offshore - What Ocean Racers have been doing during Lockdown.
Faruk Gunlu, General Manager for Teos Marina, Izmir was appointed HPO in March, just before lockdown due to the virus, but when everything opens up again, he looks forward to welcoming LSC members with a 40% discount during October-April for a minimum of 90 days. Please contact him in advance.
Barrie Martin, LSC member and Rear Commodore Racing keeps a boat "Duck Soup" in the central marina of Paris and will willingly facilitate any help needed when journeying to Paris or enroute to the South of France. Please phone in advance.
Alessio Gnecco, LSC member is a naval architect and marine surveyor based in Genoa, Italy. His office is in the old port where he keeps his boat. He was appointed our HPO in March just before lockdown for the virus but is hoping that when life returns to normal, he has the pleasure of welcoming you to Genoa. Please call in if you are visiting his area.