Guns, Fast Boats and Black Eyes

“And don’t look like a muppet…!” These were the encouraging words that Craig had given us that kept ringing in our ears as we were floating¬†about in a big rib attempting to wrestle with¬†a massive “Mr Blobby” buoy for the Young 88 South Island Champs. Not sure that I had ever seen Miss Piggy in…

Winning isn’t everything, unless…

Winning isn’t everything unless you are sailing with Team Machine… The only thing that comes close to being as important as winning is looking good! – Rule #1! Andrew has just spent the last few weekends racing another Young 88 called Flying Machine. Here is his report of how this last weekend went…

Startbox Shenanigans!

As Wildy is currently up in the Sounds patiently waiting for us to head up for the Christmas holidays, our friend Willie asked if we would like to take his wife Vonda’s boat out for a sail in the Wednesday night twilight race. Andrew and I jumped at the chance to get out on the…