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Heading back to Barbados (More…)

On Monday the 28th Nov, Concise 10 left Hamble (with Ned, Tom Dawson, Martin Watts, Jonny Malbon and Tim Rogers on board) for a rather quick/ windy downwind blast out of the channel, across Biscay to Vigo in northern Spain. [caption id="attachment_16990" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Concise 10,...

A Grand Day Out (More…)

The Sandy Lane Charitable Trust raises millions of dollars each year to help support needy children in Barbados. It does a fabulous job. This year Comedian Russ Abbot was at his disarming best as he set about extracting as much as money as possible from the great...

Happy Birthday Concise 10 (More…)

Taking line honours in last Friday’s Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Cowes / St Malo Race, represented a milestone for Concise 10 (our MOD 70) both literally and figuratively.  It marked exactly one year since the French sailors stepped off Concise 10 into their chase boat...

Concise 2 - Hedkandi
Round Ireland with Team concise (More…)

Hot foot from successes in America – a podium place at The Atlantic Cup – and a weekend of coaching during the Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championships in the Solent, Libby Greenhalgh is  now heading to the Irish Sea.   Wearing Magenta Project “colours” she will be...

It’s Party Time (More…)

  There is nothing like a good party and bit of dancing.  By the way, they call them “fetes” in the West Indies. Going back to the 60’s I remember rum soaked nights at the Grenada Beach Hotel on Grand Anse Beach.  Well sort of remember!  There...

Jack Francis (Team Member), Graham Squire (House Chef), Gennaro Effuso (House Manager), Ned Collier Wakefield (Captain)
Warm As Toast (More…)

The Lickfold Inn, West Sussex's Sunday Times "Top 100 Restaurant" is probably best known for fine dining. It's certainly the place to go for a "special occasion", like an anniversary. However, it also just happens to be the regular haunt of Team Concise, the highly...

Caribbean 600 Report (More…)

We knew this was going to be a good race. Last years 2015 edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 marked the rushed debut for Lloyd Thornburgs third Phaedo, the ex Foncia MOD70 now in spectacular green and chrome livery and named Phaedo3. They had packed...

What you see is what you get! (More…)

I had to go to China with my team a few years back. I was building Concise 8 there at the time. I crossed by ferry from Hong Kong to Zhuhai on the “mainland”. It was like going back decades, all a bit scruffy and...