It has been a long winters training in the Solent and Lorient. Specialist Figaro coaching and campaign guidance ensures I have gained huge amounts of knowledge.
You turn the leeward mark look over your shoulder and there it is - a dark black storm cloud with only seconds to pass before it is upon you.
I decided to write my blog after my time off away from the boats and sailing. It may seem a little odd doing this but it is for some good reasons.
After what can only be described as a frustrating few days of wind and current conditions in the Malacca straights we exited the final shipping channel off Singapore.