Monthly Archives: September 2012
Only about one and a half month to the start of the Vendee Globe. Really looking forward to it. A surprising number of names from the edition of 4 years ago will be present again in this edition, so it … Continue reading
The electric drive system is running! It’s a bit noisier than I had hoped for and the engine doesn’t run entirely smoothly yet. However, Wahine runs at approximately 5 knots at full throttle, which is what I had hoped for. … Continue reading
Wahine’s first trip to a friend’s wedding on Schiermonnikoog was a great success. After starting with very little wind, the weather was absolutely perfect. The last part of the channel towards the harbour of Schiermonnikoog is rather shallow, so friend … Continue reading
After about two years of occasional shore based work, Wahine has finally been launched. I was ecstatically happy!