January 22, 2020

Left SD on 28th December and still working our way south to the Canal. Currently waiting in Nicaragua. Its a windy place!

September 28, 2019

It was a shame to leave BC. What a fantastic place but the weather was slowly moving in and we had to find the next window possible to get south before the real strong SW breeze started.

We motored down the channel out of BC and was playing the forecast by ear.If the wind dropped down a bit we would go direct to SF and if the 40kt TWS stayed as forecast we would stop in at Newport, Oregon. Thats what we did.

After a week in Newport we got a window to leave but the sea forecast was 14ft swell o...

February 28, 2019

The crew for the trip was: Axel , Paul Larsen, Kai weeks and me.

Great sailing conditions all the way down the coast really.It did not warm up however until we got very close to Cabo. Wind coming in at the start of the trip was due to go on the nose and super strong if were did not make it out ahead. We just squeezed passed it as the breeze swung. 

Down the coast was light and we stopped in Ensenada to check in to make things easier.

On route we came across a tug and tow in the dark which was v...

February 17, 2019

 Nice to be back in Antigua with good friends on and cool project with a super nice owner. We had some fun and nice conditions for the start but unfortunately we had issues with the swinging centre boards and had to retire.

February 27, 2018

Well what a race. With a strong wind forecast and big sea state we knew it was going to be hard. There was lots of good competition including the ex-prince de britane 50. 

We blasted around the course and got line honours and class a win. More than that we got around the course in that breeze with a reachy course. It was a awesome but tiring race.

We finished the race and also drank all of the rum barrel at the awards evening.

August 18, 2016

Cowes round Ouessant race is a great course. We had nice conditions for pushing the MOD and had some glamour sailing. Start was light and Pheado got some lucky breeze which gave them a head start out off Portland. Close race.

October 23, 2015


NEWS Middle sea race :


Californian solar energy expert, Peter Aschenbrenner, will be racing his Nigel Irens 63' Trimaran, Paradox. After MOCRA time correction, Paradox beat both Musandam-Oman Sail and Phaedo3 in the Rolex Fastnet Race and was the Open Class winner for the 2015 Transatlantic Race. Paradox crew includes skipper, Jeff Mearing, crew of the record breaking Hydroptere and Paul Larsen, the fastest man on water with Sail Rocket; 65.45 knots! Neither Peter Aschenbrenner, nor Paradox...

October 13, 2015

Great trip down from Canet en Rousillion to Malta with Kai weeks and Armand Coursodon.



Crew house view

 Grand harbour

Berth for the race next to Phaedo 3 

Code zero cable test 

Nice bed for 2 weeks 

 Gozo on arrival


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