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I (H)ate Lobster

When you design boats, you have to make compromises. Concise 8 was built for off -shore sailing in trade winds averaging 15 knots. When the weather forecast for last Saturdays 150 mile RORC Channel race showed 0 – 5 knots, we knew we were going to have a battle on our hands. ...

RSYC Island Double

Having broken the Island Double record in 2009 on Concise 1, Ned and new crewmember Annabel Vose decided to enter Concise 8 for another go at the record....

Cowes - St Malo Race

With regular crew members racing in St Petersburg, On Her Majesty’s Service in Belize and flogging race boats in the south of France, Race Captain Ned Collier Wakefield had his work cut out last week....

Next Race / 10th August 2014

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