First podium with Team Dare to Lead

First podium with Team Dare to Lead

I just had a last swim in the hotel pool. The daily swim helped to stay cool in a hot and humid Sanya. The race here was as I mentioned a torture through heat. Still we had a good spirit on board and we managed to sail fast. We finished the race on the second place. A...
We’re on our way to China!

We’re on our way to China!

China, we’re coming! We are currently between Papua New Guinea and the Philippines, in the middle of the battle of race 7. It looks good for us, but there are still almost 2000 miles to go until we arrive in Sanya, China. In the last days we are fighting for the lead...
Looking forward to Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race

Looking forward to Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race

I’m currently sitting in our team house, wait – in the Greenings team house we booked some time ago. Some time ago when Team Greenings still existed. In the mean time I have joined Team Dare to Lead and we already sailed together from Fremantle to Sydney....
Update

Update

I’m currently sitting in the airplane. I’m travelling from Zurich via Abu Dhabi to Perth, Australia. From Perth it’s just a short trip by car to Fremantle. There I’ll join Team Dare to Lead, to continue racing. The fleet will leave Fremantle on...
Busy days in Punta del Este

Busy days in Punta del Este

We are currently half way between Punta del Este and our next destination Cape Town. We had a great stay stopover in Uruguay. The 10 days there where very busy and interesting and we felt welcomed very warmly – a big thank you to the people of Punta.   The...
About winning the ocean sprint and life at 45°at sea

About winning the ocean sprint and life at 45°at sea

We are now about 30 days at sea, the longest I have ever been in one row. When I write it’s Sunday September 17th and we are around 100 miles off Brazil, heading down to Uruguay. After some very hard days, almost a week at 45° upwind sailing everyone on board is happy...